Little black bug

Asked July 26, 2020, 4:56 AM EDT

What are these bugs

Lucas County Ohio

3 Responses

Hello! Thank you for your photo. I am hoping to gather a little more information as to confirm what you are seeing. I believe based on your photo that you have a root weevil. Here is a link to the OSU FactSheet -https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-49

Where are you seeing the insects? Outdoors or indoors? If you found them indoors, do you have any plants around the foundation of the house?

And finally, how many are you seeing and what is their estimated size.

I look forward to hearing back from you. Amy

Found them indoors.
Yes we have some flower beds in the front of house.

We would see 2 or 3 for a day or 2, then nothing for a day and then one or 2 again.
And look to be around 3/16" long.

Also have a dog, do these bugs hitch a ride on animals and people?

They could have hitched a ride indoors, or possibly came in on their own seeking cooler temperatures during this hot and dry spell. Amy