Boxelder bugs are also sometimes called red bugs or red stainers, because they have red "juice" in their body that will stain if you squish them. Well, I dunno, but there were lots of them doing some rather unusual things. And it was an excuse to stop work for a few minutes and watch them. 0 comment. These insects often overwinter in sheltered parts of your basement or garage; on warm days they will sometimes all come out to enjoy the warm weather, and you will find them all over the place. A 38-year-old member asked: Pinpoint red dots from stress or bug bites? Key features: Oval bugs, which are variable in size (4-10mm). Pronotum with a rounded collar. Earwig Temporal range: 208–0 Ma PreЄ Є O S D C P T J K Pg N Late Triassic to Recent Female common earwig, Forficula auricularia Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Infraclass: Neoptera Superorder: Exopterygota Order: Dermaptera De Geer, 1773 Suborders † Archidermaptera † Eodermaptera Neodermaptera Synonyms Euplecoptera Euplexoptera … 0 thank. Staph versus bed bug: Bed bug bites are red bumps, but they don't usually have pus in them. Dr. Donald Jacobson answered. Infection: Usually a bug bite with redness leading away from it indicates an infected bite. 0. Now why, pray tell, would anyone be concerned about the behavior of a red-tailed bug? 2 doctors agree. March of the Red-tailed Bugs Sunday, August 5, 2007. You can use a topical antibiotic to treat it. The 3rd and 4th antennal segments are short, the head is narrow compared to the pronotum, the eyes prominent and the upper surface shiny and heavily punctured. When pus is p ... Read More. 0. If you have a fever or the redness is spreading, then see a doctor. Send thanks to the doctor. They look more like a hive or mosquito bite than an infected boil. They're completely harmless, and actually quite beautiful if you look at them … And I don't remember seeing any just like them before - certainly not marching in formation.