BED BUG ID? [expert ID needed](8 posts)
I am pretty sure these are bed bugs but just wanted to check...
I've been getting bit for about 2 weeks on and off. I've had <10 bites and not in clusters.
Would just see one every few days, on my arm.
Looked everywhere on sheets and mattress and box spring but found zero fecal stains and only the 2 dead dried out bugs...
I have been bitten by BB in the past and had a severe allergic reaction to them but this time it would be itchy for a second and then the itch would pass and I never got welts like I did in the past.
This is the link with the pictures attached.
Is it possible to take a better focus on the dead samples. Something not quite right and a clearer image will help.
The second image is not bed bug related.
Hope that helps.
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Added more pictures.
This was the best I could do with an iPhone 5, sorry!
Look like adult bed bugs (looks like a male is there), but also one picture is of what looks like an insect wing.
David, I think you refer to the 3rd image is not bed bug related.Professional entomologist/arachnologist. I consult on all matters dealing with insects and arachnids, including those of natural history and biology to pest management and forensic entomology investigations.
Hmmm okay. I had a feeling it was bed bugs but im confused as to why I only found 2 very dead dried up ones and nothing live and no fecal spots after a VERY thorough inspection?
Regardless I ordered some DE and CimeXa just to be on the safe side.
Has anyone had any success with either of those products?
No need to use DE and CimeXa; CimeXa will work faster than DE. And light application of the dust. You don't want to see snow drifts!
Okay perfect I don't think I can cancel or get a refund on the DE haha but i'll find something to do with it. Thanks for the help guys!!! It must be a pretty small infestation so hopefully I can get rid if it quickly with the CimeXa before moving to my new place.
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