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Sp0nser

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Need help getting rid of these insects
« on: November 24, 2019, 01:13:39 PM »
At first they started appearing in my soil and soon I got a lot of these flying insect flying around my white scallop squash and other edibles, I need help identifying what these insects are and how to get rid of them


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Re: Need help getting rid of these insects
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2019, 02:20:06 PM »
If they are just flying around why are you keen to get rid of them? I can't identify them without a better photo.

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Re: Need help getting rid of these insects
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2019, 05:01:09 AM »
Those insects look like ants queens.
They will fly far away and make new colonyes if my identification is corect.

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Re: Need help getting rid of these insects
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2020, 05:52:35 PM »
Looks more like a wasp.  Like an ichneumon. Those are good to keep around
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Re: Need help getting rid of these insects
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2020, 08:59:09 AM »
It's hard to tell the size from the picture, but they look like fungus gnats to me.  Especially is they are in/around the soil.
If they are fungus gnats, so BTi (mosquito-beater) will take care of them.

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Re: Need help getting rid of these insects
« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2020, 08:05:03 AM »
Yorgos is correct and there is nothing to fear but fear itself.

 

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