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What are these little wingless red and black beetles in my driveway?
May 26, 2007 7:32 PM   Subscribe

What are these little wingless red and black beetles in my driveway?

There are a couple hundred of them swarming a roughly 1.5 meter radius in my driveway. Said driveway is in central Virginia.
The beetle on the rock is just under an inch long.
posted by closetphilosopher to Home & Garden (4 answers total)
 
I can't tell from just a description, but maybe you'll find something to help you on this page.
posted by that girl at 7:42 PM on May 26, 2007


Boxelder bug nymphs.
posted by MonkeySaltedNuts at 7:52 PM on May 26, 2007


Seconding the boxelder bugs.
posted by R343L at 8:10 PM on May 26, 2007


BTW. I was easy to identify. First I noticed that it was a true bug (like stink bugs) not a beetle, and a nymph (undeveloped wings). So a google image search for bug nymph turned it up on the first page.
posted by MonkeySaltedNuts at 8:25 PM on May 26, 2007


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