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  1. arterin

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Mon Aug 8 2016 22:54:54
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    Hi all,
    I've moved into a new apartment and last night awoke to bites all over my arms. Tonight while i was sitting on my sofa, a little bug walked over my arm. It took forever to squish but I took a photo of it here. Does this look like a bed bug? I want to call the landlord but as I'm new, I also don't want to panic everyone if its not a bed bug.

    Many thanks for your help!

  2. arterin

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Mon Aug 8 2016 22:55:47
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    Photo did not seem to attach. The link to the photo should be here:

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/apgtfc2epqh1die/IMG_0814.JPG?dl=0

  3. GeekOnTheHill

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Mon Aug 8 2016 23:38:21
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    Not a bed bug. Looks like some sort of beetle.

    Richard

  4. loubugs

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    Tue Aug 9 2016 7:07:59
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    Yes, a beetle.

    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.
  5. arterin

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Tue Aug 9 2016 8:35:04
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    Thanks to you both! I really appreciate it!


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