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Can anyone please identify this pest that seems to be boring holes in my peppers
Thanks Edwina


  • herbaceousherbaceous Posts: 2,314
    Possibly a Black Cock Beetle? Mostly predate insects but do eat plants sometimes I think.
    "The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it."  Sir Terry Pratchett
  • It looks like an ant. Probably some subspecies of a ant.
  • JellyfireJellyfire Posts: 1,139
    edited May 2022
    It’s an earwig with no (or possibly just tucked away) pincers

    edit: I think so anyway
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