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Can anyone identify this bug for me please?

I'm not sure if it's a Chinch bug or Japanese Beatle/ any idea, Thanks

[img]https://imagehost.vendio.com/bin/imageserver.x/00000000/valuemet/beetlecombo.jpg[/img]
Hey there Mister,
Can you tell me what happened to the seeds iv'e sown,
can you give me a reason sir, as to why they've never grown,

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Sorry, don't know what it is, but it's neither a JB or chinch bug...they both have visible wings.

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I haven't found it either. It has a exoskeleton like a sow bug. I also looked at ticks. Neither look right.
Isopod ??


Eric

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Now I'm concerned. I found some in my backyard when I was dumping a large bucket of water. there were a fewfloating above the sod. Weird
Hey there Mister,
Can you tell me what happened to the seeds iv'e sown,
can you give me a reason sir, as to why they've never grown,

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Looks kind of prehistoric, doesn't it? It makes me wonder it's related to cockroaches.... :?:

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Looks like a variety of cockroach to me. There's a lot of different types of cockroaches and some of them look very similar. The underside photo is what has me thinking roach.

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Water? Beetle? A type of Water Beetle??

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I'm guessing it's not a beetle, as it doesn't appear to have wings. That rules out cockroach as well. How big is it? Could it be a nymph? (might explain why it isn't too familiar, maybe it normally stays underground until adulthood?)

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[quote="microcollie"]I'm guessing it's not a beetle, as it doesn't appear to have wings. That rules out cockroach as well.


Not all cockroaches have wings. I found a site that lists 61 different types cockroaches and many of them look nothing like I'd associate a cockroach with.

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gumbo2176 wrote:Not all cockroaches have wings. I found a site that lists 61 different types cockroaches and many of them look nothing like I'd associate a cockroach with.
Sorry. I phrased that wrong. Most cockroaches have 4 wings, but some have just rudimentary wing pads. But still, the back of the thorax doesn't fit with an adult cockroach.

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We call them wood roaches here in Houston. Sorry I can't help more than that. i have them in my yard, they don't' bother anything.

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Compare with nymphs of Parcoblatta sp. - the size, lack of wing-buds, and shape are all consistent.

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Take a look at this photo.

[img]https://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h300/eric_wa/surenum3.jpg[/img]

Cockroach Nymph


Eric

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