Bug ID please

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Bug ID please

Post: #210630 eco-mick
Sat Oct 02, 2010 2:42 am

Not sure if its in the right place or not (I can't seem to find a misc section) anyhow I keep on seeing this little bug in the house, keep kicking them outside and yet I find another one a few days later - what is it please?
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What ever it is, it is only a few mm long and that photo is fantastic I think lol

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Re: Bug ID please

Post: #210634 Millymollymandy
Sat Oct 02, 2010 5:37 am

Pets will do, as although I don't know what it is, it sounds like it wants to be friends with you :lol: . I think we normally put insect things under 'Wildlife'.
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Re: Bug ID please

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Re: Bug ID please

Post: #210821 MuddyWitch
Mon Oct 04, 2010 9:51 pm

Yep, I think it's a 'wooly bear' too.

To try to eliminate them spinkle bicarb over the affected carpet, leave it for abot 1/2 an hour then vacuum it up thoroughly. The bicar will take any smells out of your carpet too. (most of which we humans can't smell, but bugs etc can)

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Re: Bug ID please

Post: #211013 Jerseymum
Thu Oct 07, 2010 9:15 am

Wooly bear. My granny used to spread salt and lavender flowers on the carpet for an hour or so and then hoover up.
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Re: Bug ID please

Post: #215558 MKG
Thu Nov 25, 2010 1:34 pm

I'm sure you've already done this - it is a Woolly Bear, and that's the larva of the carpet beetle. Vacuum thoroughly, thoroughly, thorughly - wherever you saw them.

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