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Quick ID Guide

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springtail
springtail (highly magnified)

1/32-1/8”, 1-3mm
silverfish
silverfish

1/2-3/4", 12-19 mm
centipede
centipede

1/8-6", 4-152 mm
cricket
cricket

1/2-1 1/8", 13-30 mm
earwig
earwig

1/4-1", 5-25 mm
millepede
millepede

1/16-4 1/2", 2-115 mm
cockroach
cockroach

1 3/8-2 1/8", 34-53 mm
ground beetle
beetle

1/16-1 3/8", 12-35 mm
termites
termites

1/8-1/4", 5-7 mm
moth
moth

xx", xx mm
clothes moth
clothes moth

3/8-1/2", 10-14 mm
book louse
book louse (highly magnified)

1/32-1/4", 1-6 mm
bug
true bug

1/2", 11-14 mm
bee
bee

1/2-5/8", 11-15 mm
flea
flea (highly magnified)

1/8", 2.5 mm
ant
ant

1/16-1/2", 1.5-13 mm
wasp
wasp

3/8-3/4", 10-20 mm
bed bug
bed bug

3/16", 4-5 mm
mosquito
mosquito

1/8-3/8", 3-9 mm
fly
fly

1/8-1/4", 4-7.5 mm
tick
tick

1/8", 2.7 mm
spider
spider

1/16-1 1/8", 2-20 mm
 
 
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