Big Ant with a big butt?
Location: South New Jersey
December 19, 2010 3:22 pm
I saw this Big ant with a big butt crawling up on the side of my house outside, really slowly. Is this a ”queen” ant that’s pregnant or something? Or is it even an ant at all?
Signature: Joe

Oil Beetle

Dear Joe
Many people make the mistake of misidentifying the Oil Beetle for a queen ant.  Oil Beetles are Blister Beetles in the genus

Location: New Jersey

2 Responses to Oil Beetle

  1. Looking at these antilock beetles.Are the slanderous to my house,yard,pets or humans? How do I get rid of them?

    • bugman says:

      Oil Beetles are not capable of slander, the making of false statements that would damage a person’s reputation.

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