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2016-11-30 Entomology (Study of Bugs) - Ant Farm:

Hi Kristine   I think it is great that your son is interested in insects, especially ants.  I began my love for bugs at about 6 years of age and I have been studying ants for many years. We live on a world

2016-11-29 Entomology (Study of Bugs) - Bug identification:

Candy:    The insect in the image is a nymph (immature, juvenile, "baby") assassin bug in the genus Rasahus.  They are known as "corsairs."  They only assassinate other insects, but can deliver

2016-11-27 Entomology (Study of Bugs) - Please help identify waterbug? Florida East Coast:

Dear Adriana - I can see only one insect in your image, and it appears to be a tiny parasitic (on other insects) wasp. These wasps lack venom, but some have a very sharp ovipositor (used in inserting their

2016-11-26 Entomology (Study of Bugs) - Insect found in bedding:

Hi Dale   There is just a part of an insect here and it is the abdomen. From just looking at the abdomen I cannot positively identify it. However from the size and where you found it, it does look like

2016-11-26 Entomology (Study of Bugs) - Insect found on bedding:

Dear Dale = This is an abdomen and metathorax of a true bug, but these remains are not sufficient for a positive identification. That aside, I have my doubts that it is a bed bug. Compare your image with


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