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Insect ? ID [a: not any life stage of bed bugs, or eggs or mites]

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  1. NY_lady

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    I am fairly certain these are not bed bug related but wondering if they are pupae, eggs or mites. I keep finding these on my bed and furniture.
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/151958916@N06/shares/t408vf

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    Sun Jul 16 2017 4:07:08
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    Hi,

    100% not bed bug related, they don't have a pupae stage.

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    NY_lady - 7 hours ago  » 
    I am fairly certain these are not bed bug related but wondering if they are pupae, eggs or mites. I keep finding these on my bed and furniture.
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/151958916@N06/shares/t408vf

    I don't know exactly. Not eggs, not mites. Not pupae. As David noted above, bed bugs have no pupal stage; there are only 5 nymph stages and the adult is present after the last nymph stage molts. One picture is a large picture size but the image isn't crisp.

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