I can answer questions in any area of entomology (study of insects, spiders, mites, ticks, and other terrestrial arthropods). Contact me about home and garden insects, insects that bite and sting, and insects that damage homes such as carpenter ants and termites.
20 years as university extension entomologist, now retired; currently publish a website about home and garden insects.
Ph.D. in Entomology
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The ants probably won't go away on their own, in fact the nest is likely to get larger. You might want to put some sugar-based bait stations (such as Terro) along the edge of the room and see if you can
Aela, Many kinds of ants can invade homes, most nest in the walls. Specialized ant baits are generally the best approach to control since the worker ants (the ones you are finding) will carry the poisoned
Joanna, I can't see much detail but these look like small carpet beetle larvae (see http://www.livingwithbugs.com/carpet_beetle.html). If you can get a closer photo I may be able to confirm. Try placing
KDS, There are no insects or mites that infest plants (any plants) and also bite people or pets. It is possible that you are experiencing some type of allergic reaction to the plants such as a contact
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