Garden Pest Control

What are these bugs?

Zone Southern Indiana | Anonymous added on November 2, 2016 | Answered

Found them swarming in my backyard under a maple tree. Thousands of these little bugs.

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    Answered on November 2, 2016

    These are Barklice. They will congregate in large numbers and feed on the lichen not the tree.
    They are harmless.

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