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Little black spots in snow ? #6737723
01/20/20 07:25 PM
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dirtydogtrapping Offline OP
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Are these fleas ?
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Re: Little black spots in snow ? [Re: dirtydogtrapping] #6737726
01/20/20 07:26 PM
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Re: Little black spots in snow ? [Re: dirtydogtrapping] #6737728
01/20/20 07:27 PM
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we call em snow fleas here...I don't think they're animal fleas


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Re: Little black spots in snow ? [Re: dirtydogtrapping] #6737729
01/20/20 07:28 PM
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Looks like snow fleas to me.

Re: Little black spots in snow ? [Re: dirtydogtrapping] #6737731
01/20/20 07:28 PM
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Yep snow fleas


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Re: Little black spots in snow ? [Re: dirtydogtrapping] #6737733
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Snow fleas. Pick them up and you will see them jump. Not kidding

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Re: Little black spots in snow ? [Re: dirtydogtrapping] #6737746
01/20/20 07:33 PM
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Thanks guys, I was posting pictures a friend sent me . I've not seen them on my line before .but I knew you guys would know.


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Re: Little black spots in snow ? [Re: dirtydogtrapping] #6737753
01/20/20 07:35 PM
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There called snow fleas but there not actually a flea.
They are a type of springtail.



Re: Little black spots in snow ? [Re: dirtydogtrapping] #6737768
01/20/20 07:41 PM
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I've never seen the things. I had to look them up. At least they don't bite.

Re: Little black spots in snow ? [Re: dirtydogtrapping] #6737771
01/20/20 07:43 PM
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see them here at 20 below zero...they must make their own antifreeze


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Re: Little black spots in snow ? [Re: keets] #6737807
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Originally Posted by keets
see them here at 20 below zero...they must make their own antifreeze

tough little bugers. Is there a certain time they come out the powder snow has just crusted over here.?


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Re: Little black spots in snow ? [Re: dirtydogtrapping] #6737810
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That's where a Leprechaun peed.


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Re: Little black spots in snow ? [Re: dirtydogtrapping] #6737812
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I a 74 years old, and I have only seen them one winter here in N/E Ohio.
And there where a whole lot of them,and they were all over my property.
I did not see any anywhere else.

Re: Little black spots in snow ? [Re: m1carbine] #6737815
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Originally Posted by m1carbine
I a 74 years old, and I have only seen them one winter here in N/E Ohio.
And there where a whole lot of them,and they were all over my property.
I did not see any anywhere else.


yep he says there's thousands of them all over the place where he is at right now.


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Re: Little black spots in snow ? [Re: dirtydogtrapping] #6737818
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Never seen them that thick.

Re: Little black spots in snow ? [Re: Catch22] #6737828
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Originally Posted by Catch22
That's where a Leprechaun peed.


leprechaun pee huh , what set do you suggest if I catch him I promise I'll share his gold with you. laugh


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Re: Little black spots in snow ? [Re: Catch22] #6737842
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Originally Posted by Catch22
That's where a Leprechaun peed.


Musta been drinkin Scotch


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Re: Little black spots in snow ? [Re: dirtydogtrapping] #6737844
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Called Snow Fleas -. actually form of Spring Tails. usually don't see them here until March

Re: Little black spots in snow ? [Re: dirtydogtrapping] #6737845
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Crazy, I never seen them before

Re: Little black spots in snow ? [Re: jeff karsten] #6737887
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Originally Posted by jeff karsten
Originally Posted by Catch22
That's where a Leprechaun peed.


Musta been drinkin Scotch

sick crazy


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