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Please Help: Need Identification [a: isopod]

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  1. Marisa455

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    Hi there, I had bed bugs about 4 months ago, and am now paranoid that I may have them again. Found this dead bug, and cannot figure out what it is. Does not look like a normal cockroach that I've seen around my place. Is this a bed bug?

    https://goo.gl/photos/Kzb31pkZ5UgNqWV79

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    Wed Apr 12 2017 20:59:49
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    Isopod, land crustacean, not bed bug.

    Killer of bed bugs for Homeless Empowerment Program
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    Marisa455 - 21 hours ago  » 
    Hi there, I had bed bugs about 4 months ago, and am now paranoid that I may have them again. Found this dead bug, and cannot figure out what it is. Does not look like a normal cockroach that I've seen around my place. Is this a bed bug?

    As BD noted, it's not even an insect. Please compare the different views in your photographs to pictures of bed bugs so you can see that yours has many more than 6 legs. The body is multi-segmented and there isn't 3 body parts characteristic of insects. This way you won't have unnecessary worry when you come across it again.

    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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