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    Found these bugs...Anyone know what they are?

    Anyone know what these are? Hopefully some entomologists out here.


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    Re: Found these bugs...Anyone know what they are?

    Franmccafferynids. Often found pacing back and forth in a line and are known to be very, very hostile when interrupted.



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    Re: Found these bugs...Anyone know what they are?

    I believe they are earwigs. I have found them in small numbers on rose blossoms and in hiding places of my oriole feeder. Think they were after sweet/citris treat. Old time rumors had it that they would crawl in a person's ear while sleeping. I think they are generally harmless.



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    Re: Found these bugs...Anyone know what they are?

    They are dead. At least if they crossed me.


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    Re: Found these bugs...Anyone know what they are?

    They look like Hymenoptera (bees, wasps, ants, etc.) of some kind. Since the pictures provide little more than the silhouette of the animal it's hard to be more specific.

    They're definitely not earwigs (Dermaptera).


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    Re: Found these bugs...Anyone know what they are?

    Halictidae?



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    Re: Found these bugs...Anyone know what they are?

    I was going back and forth between that and Chalcididae. Again, it's really hard to tell from the angle, small picture, and poor lighting.



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    Re: Found these bugs...Anyone know what they are?

    I'm using a Canon T3I with a 17-55 IS USM Lens and using manual focus. These things are less than a 1/4" long so it is extremely difficult to get a good picture. I got a picture on a blue piece of paper, but they want to go to light.

    Is it possible it's termite?

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    Re: Found these bugs...Anyone know what they are?

    What are you finding them on?



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    Re: Found these bugs...Anyone know what they are?

    Quote Originally Posted by Agkistrodon View Post
    What are you finding them on?
    Upstairs window, on the glass



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    Re: Found these bugs...Anyone know what they are?

    They're not termites. I still think they're some kind of small bee/wasp. I've never seen them hang out on a window like that, however.



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    Re: Found these bugs...Anyone know what they are?

    Quote Originally Posted by Agkistrodon View Post
    They're not termites. I still think they're some kind of small bee/wasp. I've never seen them hang out on a window like that, however.
    That makes me feel better.


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    Re: Found these bugs...Anyone know what they are?

    I think they are crabs - what did you do this weekend?



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    Re: Found these bugs...Anyone know what they are?

    Your house is definitely infested with riticularamis mariocuomos.

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    Re: Found these bugs...Anyone know what they are?

    Quote Originally Posted by KFitzy87 View Post
    Franmccafferynids. Often found pacing back and forth in a line and are known to be very, very hostile when interrupted.
    Look more like Ferentzopods to me. If you look really close, you can see the stupid look on their faces


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