Pests and Diseases forum: House of horrors --round two?? What is it?

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Name: Carol Texas
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Ecscuba
Feb 15, 2015 10:40 PM CST
today I was misting my seedlings in the GH when an insect looking like an elongated small month with narrow wings was burrowing into the soil my nice little pepper seedling was in! I grabbed it and got it out of there. What the devil is that--I suspect laying some type of larvae. Do I need to spray all the plants?
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Name: Sue
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sooby
Feb 16, 2015 9:12 AM CST
No idea what that might be without a picture. If you see another one can you give it a photo op before removing it? Unless you see more of them I wouldn't worry about it.
Name: Tiffany
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purpleinopp
Mar 4, 2015 8:09 AM CST
Critters that live in soil don't usually bother plants, unless they start munching on the roots.
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Name: Keith
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keithp2012
Apr 1, 2015 10:52 PM CST
Could it be an adult Antlion?

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