Subject: AK tiny 6legged bug with pincers
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
June 7, 2016 4:34 am
hello! I sure would love your help in identifying this bug I found this crawling on my night stand. it appears to have 6 legs, a small set of pincers, ivory and grayish or perhaps yellowish ? in color w a body that could roll up a bit when poked. hopefully the pictures help and hopefully you can help me ! Oh yes and I live in Anchorage , Alaska. Thank you very much.
Signature: Sarah Quirk
While we have received numerous reports from folks who have been bitten by Lacewing Larvae, including from our own editorial staff, these fierce predators that are sometimes called Aphid Wolves are nonetheless beneficial predators. The bite may cause local irritation, but it is not considered dangerous.