Entomology (Study of Bugs)/small white bugs


Get Real wrote at 2011-09-30 23:27:36
Isn't it funny how people think they have all the answers? I think so! "There is no other small white things that would be on a person's head" is not a realistic statement. I have noticed tiny white mides in my hair. Today I found two and touched them and they each had a tiny piece of lint that come from them. I was cutting the hedges in my yard and spraying them for white flies a few weeks ago so I wondered if they could be the same thing. But I do not have my answers. I know for sure it is not lice! Been there, done that! Fleas are bigger and black. When someone says "small white" I am pretty sure it means "small white"! If they are suffering with mental issues there is not going to be evidence witnessed by second party! Use your intellect!

Mom wrote at 2013-05-29 02:36:28
My son has those. Not lice. Little white bugs as described in his hair...look like crawling dandruff. I have no idea what they are.

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Doug Yanega


I`ve been studying entomology for some 20 years, and I`ve been answering questions about insects on the net for nearly a decade now, and am familiar with virtually all groups of insects, both in North America and elsewhere. My greatest expertise is with bees, but I also work with wasps, flies, beetles, butterflies, and moths. If I don`t know the answer to a question, I can generally direct folks to a book or person who *can*. But no spider questions please, I don`t do arachnids.

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