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Pointy-tipped crawling bug

Pointy-tipped crawling bug
Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
March 19, 2012
Size: 2.2 mm
I'm sure there is a reasonable explanation for the herd of these racing around the ledge outside my window. Some of them will jump and/or fly to escape.

Moved from ID Request.

I have it and will take a look if there's an easy way to ID. I doubt I would be able to follow the key in American Insects.

Looks like a simular flea posted by Tom Murray:

Squirrel eater?
Squirrels frequent the area where I saw the fleas.

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