In my bathroom, I keep finding these very small bugs. They have 6 legs from what I can tell, two antennae, and they look grey in color (although the picture makes them look more of a tan):

bug on white background

They are very small, smaller than a sugar ant even. What are these?
I'm in south east Pennsylvania, I would ideally like to know if they are destructive. From my research, they might be a springtail but I'm not positive.

  • Where in the world are you? It is very hard to ID without an approx location and better photos. You may have better luck asking for this to be moved to the Biology SE.
    – bob1
    Jun 21 at 4:32
  • The traditional name for these is "small brown bug". Too many options to identify exactly. What are you interested in — family/genus/species or harmless/icky/dangerous?
    – anatolyg
    Jun 21 at 6:35
  • @TimmyJim, yes much better, thanks.
    – Willeke
    Jun 21 at 18:03


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