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A booklice photo in a professional bedbug's exterminators website?

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  1. Lili

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    Posted 1 week ago
    Tue Nov 6 2018 15:38:54
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    Hi!
    Is was looking at a professionel bed bugs exterminators website, while I found a insect's photo wich was (to my opinion) a book lice nymph and not a bed bug nymph.
    Am I right? (I found one of those at home..).
    (I can't put here the picture, so I give you the link, the photo is next a bed bug nymph's description :
    https://www.hi-techpestcontrol.com/bed-bugs-control/life-cycle/ )

  2. dude

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    Posted 1 week ago
    Tue Nov 6 2018 17:21:14
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    http://imgur.com/a/JIoyN1C

    is that the picture you're referring to? cause you're right it does look like a book lous. curious to see what the experts say about this.

  3. loubugs

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    Posted 1 week ago
    Tue Nov 6 2018 19:45:09
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    I contacted them about their errors. First picture has 2 mites and not bed bugs. Yes, they used a booklouse for a bed bug nymph. At least the picture of 3 shed skins is correct (it's mine from my Flickr account).
    Unfortunately, much of what is written on the site is not quite true.

    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.
  4. Lili

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    Posted 1 week ago
    Thu Nov 8 2018 7:33:51
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    Dude : yes that was indeed this picture!
    Loubugs and Dude, thank you very much for your answers, now I can relax ^^ (I was so stressed by all the work I would have to do if I had some bedbugs)


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