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Insect and Spider Identification: Please help me identify this bug?

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March 17, 2013
9:17 AM

Post #9452310

I found this bug on my bed. I have no idea where its coming from. They pop out of no where. They are attracted to light. They are very small. No bigger than my finger nail. Are they harmful?

Im from Queens, New York if that helps.

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Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

March 17, 2013
9:37 AM

Post #9452321

I am in no way sure, but possibly a carpenter ant/winged ant?
Minot, ND

March 17, 2013
9:38 AM

Post #9452323

This is a male ant, possibly a carpenter ant (Camponotus sp.).


Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

March 17, 2013
9:46 AM

Post #9452333

Okay...I am excited that I got in the ball park. grin

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