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Insect and Spider Identification: Tiny flying insect ID needed. Baby roaches or palmetto bugs?

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July 10, 2012
10:23 PM

Post #9201160

I've just started to get these flying around my apartment in NYC, mostly at night. They are TINY...this picture is magnified a lot. Thanks

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July 10, 2012
10:25 PM

Post #9201162

Actually, this is a fruit fly isn't it? Whoops. I keep absolutely no garbage in the apartment, nor open food in cabinets. Why do I have so many of them?


Anne Arundel,, MD
(Zone 7b)

July 11, 2012
1:01 AM

Post #9201205

Tiny gnats could also be fungus gnats, can live in moist plant soil or from moldy drains...?
Minot, ND

July 11, 2012
3:19 AM

Post #9201245

Pomace/vinegar fly in family Drosophilidae. Often (and incorrectly) called 'fruit flies'),

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