It is very small but it is slower than an ant. It has a black head and six legs with a red body. I’m in North Carolina.

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    – tyersome
    Sep 3, 2022 at 1:31
  • $\begingroup$ It actually looks like a bug to me - a true bug (Hemiptera) nymph. Unfortunately, it doesn't resemble anything I am familiar with, but luckily there are lots of bug specialists around - someone should be able to point you in the right direction! $\endgroup$ Sep 12, 2022 at 17:03


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