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Expert Confirmation Please. I think it's just a beetle [a: not bed bug]

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  1. ithoughtlicewerebad

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    Posted 7 months ago
    Wed Apr 19 2017 8:51:00
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    I think it's some sort of beetle, but I don't see the usual markings I've noticed on the carpet beetles I've found. It does seem to have wings, however, which makes me fairly confident that it is not a BB. However, the underside has the horizontal striping which I haven't noticed on carpet beetles before and concerns me. I apologize for posting, but would appreciate expert help in confirming what this is. Found it on my daughter's blanket this morning. That is also not a spot I normally find carpet beetles.

    Top view:

    http://imgur.com/a/iakCZ

    http://imgur.com/a/X3CnO

    Underside:

    http://imgur.com/a/Pod7D

    Thank you.

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    Posted 7 months ago
    Wed Apr 19 2017 8:52:26
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    Not a bed bug.

    HVAC/Locksmith/Bed Bug Control for a non-profit homeless shelter and long term veteran housing.
  3. ithoughtlicewerebad

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    Posted 7 months ago
    Wed Apr 19 2017 9:00:04
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    Thanks, Big Dummy. Good to confirm what I already suspected. Also good to know I was right even if I doubted myself. Appreciate the help.


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