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Cheese Bug

I live in Las Vegas, NV and have recently been infested with a very small bug. It only comes out in the late afternoon when the temperatures are at the highest. It doesn't seen to bite, fly, or jump; it just crawls all over th top of the fence walls and concrete patio. An exterminator said they were cheese bugs and spray won't control them. Can't find out anything about cheese bugs. Can anyone help, i'll try to get a picture up soon. Thank you.

Do they look like

TY Lynette
Yes, Thank you to Lynette, also to Eric R Eaton who posted on my thread "desert bug". They are the False Chinch. Hopefuly some one knows of a way to get rid of them.

false chinch?
Some one posted on my thread & said it's a False Chinch. Although some of the description of their activities are similar, I haven't found a pic that matches. Our bug is pear or teardrop shaped while a FC is cylindricle. The wings are less noticable than a FC & they don't congregate specificaly on plants. Perhaps we are only experiencing a younger stage & the adults look & behave differently. Keep your eye on them & see if theie appearance & habits change over the next few weeks. My Tivo recorded a preview of a news report about them. Unfortunately I didn't see the report. It seems this is a city wide infestation & not just local to certain neighborhoods. The FC is suposed to be very damaging to plants which I don't see happening.

Cheese Skippers
How about these:

Info page here.

Could it be thrips? You can look through the image here.

Lynette, No, not thrips. Thanks for the suggestion though. As I described in my thread "desert bugs", they are tiny, about the size of the head of a pin or smaller, pear shaped and brownish colored.

If you hadn't said they could fly I would say the might be springtails.

desert bugs
I also live in LV. I never heard the term cheese bugs but I just posted a question about the same thing. Didn't realise you were asking the same question. They're annoying as hell aren't they? And millions of them everywhere! I don't think they're mites. Mites don't have wings do they? These things CAN fly but prefer not too. My brothers swimming pool kills them by the thousands but spraying doesn't seem to affect them except if they get stuck in it and drown. lol. I hope we can solve this mystery.

Maybe he meant cheese mites, but really meant mites of some kind.

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