I found this bug on my daybed headboard and on my mattress. I have not gotten bit but I do not know what it is. Can someone please help to get rid of?
It looks like a beetle to me. If you have bedbugs, you will have bite masks and bloodstains on your sheets.
If the head board is wooden, it could be powder post beetles. Can you find any tiny pin-size holes or very fine sawdust in the wood? Powder Post Beetles drill very small diameter holes into wooden things and then lay their eggs inside.
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What the hell are these? There's little black ones and grey/tan bugs and they kind of hop?
Could be springtails. They feed on decaying organic matter such as leaves and algae, and are attracted to humidity and moisture, so check for leaky pipes and slow drains too. To prevent them from entering your home you'll need to caulk or otherwise seal all openings and cracks on windows and doors.
These could be Springtails, they often get mistaken for looking like fleas. These insects are very tiny and they do jump and hop around. On how to be rid of them - www.domyown.com/
Can anyone please tell me what these bugs are? And how to get rid of them? I just shampooed my carpet too and cleared the dust.
It may be a Lepisma Saccharina- better known as a Silverfish or Fishmoth. This insect love damp areas like bathtubs, sinks, baseboards, and damp areas , like basements.
These little tiny bugs are on my windowsills around the house! I just noticed them yesterday and have already called an exterminator but just curious as to what these are, why they are here and if they are harmless!Thanks
These tiny bugs look like carpet beetles www.whatsthatbug.com/
I have a few of these on my bathroom near the tub. They are very tiny ones. I took a photo with a penny next to it to show the tiny size.
I am in East Bay, CA.Can anyone help identify?
BTW, I took a couple of these in a ziplock to the UCCE Contra Costa county (cecontracosta.ucanr.edu/
The key to managing these is moisture. I think we had water leak in the bathroom. He advised to get the leak checked.
I saw these bugs in my apartment, two on my bathroom counter and one in the kitchen. I am terrified of bugs. Does anyone know what the big one is and the little small ones?Please help, I'm going crazy.
In the first two photos you have a Sawtoothed Grain Beetles. They are a species of stored product pest. Sawtoothed Grain Beetles feed on and destroy dry goods, grains, etc. They usually get into goods when they are in production or on their way to stores or homes.
Throw away infested food, clean the empty shelves with a vacuum.
Store all new food products in tightly sealed containers.
Inspection and cleaning are key steps in eliminating sawtoothed grain beetles. Insecticide application is the final step.
In the second photo you have a Nymph Cockroach (antennae bent). bugguide.net/
Use sticky traps.
Remove food spills quickly and keep your sink free of dirty dishes.
Store food in sealed, air-tight containers.
Remove garbage regularly and tie the bag tightly.
Make natural cockroach bait: mix 3 parts boric acid with 1 part powdered sugar (the sugar lures the roaches, while the boric acid kills them). Sprinkle it. Boric acid isnt toxic to people or pets, but it can be irritating so keep it away from counters and places where little fingers and noses can reach.
I have very very small almost un-noticeable sized black and white jumping, biting insects (or at least I am assuming that's their species) in my house. They originated from my mattress somehow a year ago. I got a bedbug sheet and had someone come in after that and everything went back to normal.
My parents think I am crazy to be bringing it up again since it's been about a year! But for the last few days, since I changed my sheets and took off the bedbug sheet also by accident, they have come out to play and infest my entire household once again. I can't even sleep well because they are non stop making me itch, hurt from bites, etc. Anyone, can you help me identify these bugs(?) and the way I can kill them once and for all? Please email me through this site, thank you!
By Julia Callahan from Newtown, PA
Sounds like you might have bed bugs.
I have found these hanging out on our floor trim, I think I can pinpoint a few places where they live inside the floor trim. There are also pale colored larva. I thought they were bed bugs because I have gotten bites, but I don't think they look like bed bugs me they look more like beetles of some kind.
These are NOT Bedbugs. They ARE some type of Beetle, but your photos are too blurry to distinguish what variety. Also, when taking a photo of any kind of insect, you should always put a ruler or a coin, etc., near the insect for size comparison. From your photo, this beetle could be 1/16th inch long or 1 1/2 inches long....there is nothing to determine size.
If the larva are found right near the trim board, these beetles could be a type of Wood Boring Beetle. If I were you, I would try to catch both a beetle and the larva - use a piece of CLEAR tape to catch them, and take to a hardware store to see if they can identify what variety. They will also know what kind of insecticide to use and/or a reliable exterminator in your area. Good luck, and let us know the outcome.
I recently found these crawling around my windowsill and my cat's Kitty condo. From what it looks like, these are black carpet beetles but they're super tiny.I just want to make sure they're not bed bugs. Thanks
Definitely not Bed bugs, but is truly a Beetle, one of hundred types. They are harmless to people and insecticide will help to be rid of them.
Can anyone help me in discovering what these bugs are? They are usually pretty tiny. Some of them move pretty quickly, and others (bigger ones) seem to crawl more slowly. I noticed them on my counter the other day and now all over my walls, on all floors of my home, and along the walls. I have sprayed the bugs with bug killer and it seems to stun them for a bit and then they keep moving. I originally only found them at night, but now I am seeing more of them and at all times a day. If anyone can provide any clues I would greatly appreciate it.
Yeah, that photo is pretty hard to read. It looks to be a beetle. I suggest you visit the following links to see if you can compare cdn.orkin.com/ As a general rule, diatomaceous earth is a good natural killer of hard-shelled insects in the larval stage.
As a general rule, diatomaceous earth is a good natural killer of hard-shelled insects in the larval stage.
I have this bug that I'm finding. There was one on me during the day. My cat does sleep at the bottom of the bed and has been doing that for quite a while, but the last 2 weeks I have been noticing these very tiny bugs.Please can people help me on what it is? I got an new bed and mattress in February of this year, so recently new.