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is this a dead bug or molting? [a: dried up bed bug]

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  1. IckIck

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    Posted 10 months ago
    Wed Oct 11 2017 14:17:34
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    Hello,

    I am trying to understand our infestation. Is this a dead bug or a molting?

    Here's a link to the photos - it's the top post, and you need to click "Read More" on the post to see both pictures. (The other post shows a bug that is not a bed bug.) Thank you!

    https://ickyickyicky.blogspot.com

  2. loubugs

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    Posted 10 months ago
    Wed Oct 11 2017 14:20:18
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    A dried up bed bug, not a shed skin.
    These are shed skins.
    3 shed skins of 5th instar bed bug nymphs by louento.pix, on Flickr

    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.
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    Posted 10 months ago
    Wed Oct 11 2017 19:00:59
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    Ok, thank you so much, Lou!


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