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sage55
07-20-2012, 05:25 PM
At the back of my property I have two compost bins, one of which have about 10-15 of these lil critters hiding in a corner. Anyone know what these things are?

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Landscape Poet
07-20-2012, 05:29 PM
Earwig....adding content as the name is too short of message

sage55
07-20-2012, 05:35 PM
Earwig, ehh don't want that thing in my ear.

Is this a destructive type of bug? Should I be concerned it's in the compost or on the property? More or less should I worry about killing them or just let them be?

Landscape Poet
07-20-2012, 05:45 PM
Earwig, ehh don't want that thing in my ear.

Is this a destructive type of bug? Should I be concerned it's in the compost or on the property? More or less should I worry about killing them or just let them be?

Can be beneficial under some circumstances and not under others. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ig093

coolluv
07-20-2012, 07:01 PM
At the back of my property I have two compost bins, one of which have about 10-15 of these lil critters hiding in a corner. Anyone know what these things are?

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scorpion...


Dave...

coolluv
07-20-2012, 07:05 PM
I really have no Idea I'm just being a wise @$$.

Dave...

easy-lift guy
07-20-2012, 07:07 PM
Same as landscape poet replied, earwig
easy-lift guy

sage55
07-20-2012, 07:34 PM
Can be beneficial under some circumstances and not under others. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ig093

Thanks for the info and the link. They don't seem like they are that big of an issue and by the link are attracted to the exact thing they are at... compost.

Much appreciated!

Think Green
07-20-2012, 07:37 PM
Earwig.
http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn74102.html

kirk1701
07-21-2012, 12:18 AM
Those things put chills down my back :dizzy:

They don't tickle when they bite either.