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ID needed but probably not a bb [a: isopods, woodlice, sowbugs]

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  1. TickTock

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    Posted 6 months ago
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    While I was writing today I saw a tiny little thing waking. Tiny. Had a red head and a white body and looked like it had (white) wings. Had red antennaes as well and it might have six legs but I'm not sure. We had a cockroach infestation last year in our kitchen, but I found this in my bedroom. Thing is I unwittingly left a bag with some cookie crumbs for maybe a week before I picked it up.
    I only found this one thingy, but infestations are a pretty sensitive topic in my house and I'd like to be on top of the situation, if push comes to shove.
    The photos below depict 1. The tiny bug and 2.the corner of my bed where the bag was left. The resolution is bad since photos were taken by my phone.

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    Posted 6 months ago
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    Wellhere is the link once again. https://imgur.com/gallery/f94fG

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    Posted 6 months ago
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    Too small to tell exactly, but not a bed bug.

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    Posted 6 months ago
    Mon Jan 8 2018 0:01:08
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    I saw another one, and it jumped. Could it be a flea?

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    Wait I found some dead bodies.

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    First the are the dead bodies, the fourth are some possible bites on my leg?

    https://imgur.com/gallery/zkpnC

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    I found the dead bodies near my cacti.

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    Could it be a red spider mite?or something idk. I think I'm having a panic attack

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    TickTock - 57 minutes ago  » 
    First the are the dead bodies, the fourth are some possible bites on my leg?
    https://imgur.com/gallery/zkpnC

    Just isopods, woodlice, sowbugs. Could be in the soil of the potted cactus, but could be in from outdoors since this often happens. Nothing to worry about. Your skin lesions are not from them.

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    TickTock - 25 minutes ago  » 
    Could it be a red spider mite?or something idk. I think I'm having a panic attack

    Spider mites are much, much smaller than are these isopods. Spider mites on plants produce silk so there is silk webbing on the plants along with the mites.

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    Posted 6 months ago
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    Well could the first one (the tiny red one) be also from the cactus? If I get rid of the plants will they go away?


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