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Hello, what is this bug?
August 3, 2014 10:14 PM   Subscribe

Hello, I found this bug. Can you tell me what is it, please?

This is bug that probably came out of an unused computer. It almost looks like a tick, but it seems to only have 6 legs and 2 antennae. Also it came out of a computer, not a forest.

The body is round and not flat.

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This is in Brooklyn NY
posted by Brainy to Pets & Animals (4 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
Worry little: It certainly is not a tick. Weevil is my guess.
posted by converge at 11:24 PM on August 3


I agree with converge. As far as I can tell, the closest match would be a rose weevil. They exist throughout the US, although I don't know what one would be doing in your computer. They are normally garden pests.
posted by Gneisskate at 3:03 AM on August 4


My guess is Spider Beetle. They can be a minor nuisance, but are pretty easy to get rid of.
posted by cardboard at 5:46 AM on August 4 [1 favorite]


I agree with cardboard - spider beetle. Sticky traps are a good way to ensnare any others.
posted by amelliferae at 6:12 AM on August 4


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