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Bug Skin ID [a: clearer image needed]

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  1. jt90808

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    Posted 2 months ago
    Sun Jul 16 2017 23:25:56
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    Hi! I found this by my front door. My guess it is a cast skin from a carpet beetle. Can someone confirm what this might be and if it is bed bug related? Much appreciated!

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/150079352@N05/35133283994/in/dateposted-public/

  2. jt90808

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    Posted 2 months ago
    Sun Jul 16 2017 23:55:37
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    Hoping someone will be able to identify!

  3. loubugs

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    Posted 2 months ago
    Mon Jul 17 2017 2:08:13
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    It's in focus, but when zoomed in, it's not. Can't say exactly what it is. Could you try another plus turn it over, too?

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    Posted 2 months ago
    Mon Jul 17 2017 2:36:56
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    Sorry that's the only picture I have because it's so small when I tried to get a closer picture it blurred. I am pretty sure it's a carpet beetles skin. It was translucent in the middle with brown lines on the side. It didn't have any antennae or legs. What do you think??

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    It's clearly not bed bug related. As mentioned, a better image would be needed to say what it is.


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