What are these white, mosquito like bugs?

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  1. slackerinabox

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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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    :camera:'s?
     
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    mosquitos? :D
     
  4. slackerinabox

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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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    where are you?
     
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    NYC, Brooklyn NYC to be exact
     
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    in that case, THEY'RE ROACHES!!!!!




    kidding, i have no idea
     
  10. slackerinabox

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    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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    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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    Albino mosquitoes?
     
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    Fern Elite Member <br> Super Moderator
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    Sounds like termites swarming. They'll do that in the Spring.
     
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    Termites
     
  20. slackerinabox

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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!