'Tis the Season, for Bugs That Is


June 30, 2021

Because they are sometimes found among books, pseudoscorpions are also known as "book scorpions."

With every season, different insects appear, and occasionally we see those that might inspire a comment like "What in tarnation is this devil bug?!" When that happens, there's an app for that. However, the curious individual in Blaine County can always take insects to the Extension Office to have them identified.

That was the word last week from Julianne Snedigar, MSU Blaine County Ag, Natural Resources, and 4-H Extension Agent. After a Chinook resident encountered a pseudoscorpion-a tiny arachnid with large pincers-Snedigar quickly identified it.

So small they usually go unnoticed, pseudo...

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