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Identifying a Tiny Red Brown Bug?

Identifying a Tiny Red Brown Bug - tiny bugI found this small bug on the floor in the bathroom and found one in a bag that I emptied on the carpet floor. Any guesses?

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October 12, 20170 found this helpful

If you put the bugs in a sealed plastic bag and take them to a place that sells pesticides they can help you identify it and get rid of it.

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June 1, 20180 found this helpful

Do you ever get the answer to this? I think they are the same ones I am finding.

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October 12, 20170 found this helpful

Identify bug:

  1. You have only found 2 of these bugs in your home, so it doesn't sound like you have an infestation of them.
  2. Some bugs come in bags you bring home from the store, while other bugs are attached to something you have put in a bag.
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  4. I would keep an eye on things around the house and see if you start seeing more of them.
  5. If you keep finding them in different areas around your home you will need to trap one of them and put it in a jar or plastic bag.
  6. You can visit a local pest control office near you and show one of the people at the store this bug.
  7. They work with and deal with thousand of different types of bugs daily.
  8. They should be able to tell you what this bug is and if it is easy to get rid of in your home or not.
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October 13, 20170 found this helpful

Red brown Bugs.

Step 1
You can go to www.orkinman.com they have a pest list with pictures.

Step 2
If you do not find any more than two I would not worry about it.

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Step 3
It looks like a tiny ant of some kind.

Step 4
Here is a link to bug identification www.pestworld.org/.../.

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Anonymous
August 2, 20180 found this helpful

lancaster.unl.edu/.../pantrypests304.shtml I found this link it says they are "red flour beetles".

I keep finding these guys RANDOMLY in the apartment: shower, couch, cereal, stove, bathroom sink, my living room sofa...not cluttered just randomly one or two.

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