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Insect ID please <--- found crawling on me [a: booklouse]

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  1. KeepingALevelHead

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    KeepingALevelHead - 1 hour ago  » 
    ID needed- hoping just a booklouse, but anxious.
    Thank you

    Yes, looks like a booklouse. Please compare to pictures of bed bug nymphs so you can see that it really doesn't look like it.

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    Thank you so much!!!- was jarring to see it on me. As far as I knew, book lice stuck to kitchens/bathrooms, etc. and not a person on her bed.

    I am adding a few more pictures-- are they enough to definitively say book louse?
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/135034946@N02/26572415049/in/dateposted-public/
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/135034946@N02/26572414709/in/dateposted-public/
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/135034946@N02/38292327336/in/dateposted-public/
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/135034946@N02/26572414379/in/dateposted-public/

    loubugs - 3 hours ago  » 

    KeepingALevelHead - 1 hour ago  » 
    ID needed- hoping just a booklouse, but anxious.
    Thank you

    Yes, looks like a booklouse. Please compare to pictures of bed bug nymphs so you can see that it really doesn't look like it.


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