Hickory Borer

Subject: Gross bug Location: Kutztown PA April 27, 2017 1:25 pm Can you help me identify this thing? It was crawling around the top of my garage door. It disappeared while I was looking to identify it. Signature: Nora OK Nora, We are going to have to disagree with you.  This Hickory Borer is a … Read more

Squash Bug and Ant

Subject: Suspected phoresy on squash bug actually battle casualty? Location: Pelham, Ontario, Canada April 28, 2017 7:00 am Hi! Love the site – long time viewer and occasional contributor! I was at a golf club and spotted a true bug, which I think may be a squash bug. Sorry for the blurry photo — can … Read more

Green Crab Spider

Subject: Little green spider Location: New Braunfels, TX April 27, 2017 12:11 pm Please let us know what kind of spider this is. We live in New Braunfels, TX. Signature: Thank you, Roxann Dear Roxann, We believe we have identified this green Crab Spider as Misumessus oblongus, not because of the Insect Identification for the … Read more

Bug of the Month May 2017: Grass Carrying Wasps found in Home

Subject: Is this an ichneumon wasp? Location: Austin, TX April 30, 2017 8:49 am What is this bug? Finding them inside the house this spring trying to get out…hanging around the windows…do they sting/bite? Any house structure damage concerns? Signature: Stephen Dear Stephen, Based on BugGuide images, we are pretty confident that this is a … Read more

House Centipede

Subject: Bug in the tub. Location: Pacific Palesades, CA April 30, 2017 12:05 am I have seen these bugs several time outside and indoors over the last three years. Some larger than this one which is about an inch and a half long in body length. The legs and feelers are longer. Is it a … Read more