Entomology (Study of Bugs)/weird bug



Weird bug
Weird bug  
its spring time and found a bunch of these bugs in my basement near the sewer drain. Can you please help and let me know what they are ? Thank you


I'm sorry, but the images are so unclear that I literally cannot make heads or tails out of the organisms depicted.

I would take intact specimens to a local entomologist at a natural history museum, state or provincial university (you don't state your location, so I don't even know what country), or even the public health department (vector control division will have at least one staff entomologist).  He or she can then put the critters under a microscope and render a much more accurate verdict than I can from here.


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Eric R. Eaton


I answer insect and spider identification questions ONLY. Attach images if possible. No "what bit me?", "what do I feed this bug in captivity?", or science fair project questions please. NO TECHNICAL QUESTIONS ABOUT INSECT PHYSIOLOGY.


Principal author, Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America. Professional entomologist employed previously at University of Massachusetts, Chase Studio, Inc., and Cincinnati Zoo; contract work for West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Smithsonian Institution, and Portland (Oregon) State University.

Author, Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America, Missouri Conservationist magazine, Ranger Rick, Birds & Blooms, Timeline (journal of the Ohio Historical Society). I have contributed to several books as well.

Oregon State University, undergraduate major in entomology, did not receive degree.

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