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Old 04-04-2006, 03:08 PM   #1
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I was grossed out this morning by noticing hundreds of small (mosquito sized) white bugs stuck to the shower curtain at my gym. They're flying bugs and seemed to swarm. I ran out and showered in another stall and complained to the management but, still, what the hell were they?
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Old 04-04-2006, 03:09 PM   #2
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Old 04-04-2006, 03:09 PM   #3
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Old 04-04-2006, 03:11 PM   #4
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I didn't take a picture, I ran out of the shower clutching onto my towel...

Can mosquitos be white??? I'm used to the black variation here in NYC. The looked larval, almost.. except they flew.
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Old 04-04-2006, 03:11 PM   #5
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Old 04-04-2006, 03:12 PM   #6
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is this it?

http://www.whatsthatbug.com/crane.html

Crane Fly ?
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Old 04-04-2006, 03:12 PM   #8
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where are you?
NYC, Brooklyn NYC to be exact
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Old 04-04-2006, 03:14 PM   #9
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in that case, THEY'RE ROACHES!!!!!




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Old 04-04-2006, 03:14 PM   #10
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is this it?

http://www.whatsthatbug.com/crane.html

Crane Fly ?
Nope. They were small (the size of the head of a pin.. maybe a little bigger) and pure white/almost translucent.
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Old 04-04-2006, 03:14 PM   #11
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Its the bird flu virus.
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Larva? Moths?
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Sounds like white flies, major garden pests
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this is white flies

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Albino mosquitoes?
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I was grossed out this morning by noticing hundreds of small (mosquito sized) white bugs stuck to the shower curtain at my gym. They're flying bugs and seemed to swarm. I ran out and showered in another stall and complained to the management but, still, what the hell were they?
Sounds like termites swarming. They'll do that in the Spring.
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I was grossed out this morning by noticing hundreds of small (mosquito sized) white bugs stuck to the shower curtain at my gym. They're flying bugs and seemed to swarm. I ran out and showered in another stall and complained to the management but, still, what the hell were they?
Sounds like termites swarming. They'll do that in the Spring.
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Old 04-04-2006, 03:31 PM   #20
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looks like either fungal gnats (eww) or white flies (eww)... Either one of those shouldn't be "growing" on a shower curtain in a gym - argh!
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