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BB nymph ID [a: book louse]

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  1. BBcrazytrain

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    Posted 3 years ago
    Mon Oct 31 2016 10:31:48
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    I have bed bugs for certain in my apartment. We Are in the process of treating everything. but As I was in my basement cleaning, I seen these bugs moving on some stuff that was packed away. Honestly, if they weren't on the black, I would've NEVER seem them. They are so tiny and pretty fast. Now I seen what the red ones look like but im stumped on these bugs. Some say yes, they are bed bugs, some say no they are booklice... I'm going slightly crazy with these bugs and I really need to know what these ones are. I would really appreciate the help! thank You!
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    Posted 3 years ago
    Mon Oct 31 2016 11:10:24
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    Quite small and not quite in focus, but looks like a book louse.

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    Posted 3 years ago
    Mon Oct 31 2016 11:20:05
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    How Can I obtain a better clearer picture?

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    Mon Oct 31 2016 11:22:55
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    loubugs - 10 minutes ago  » 
    Quite small and not quite in focus, but looks like a book louse.

    I forgot to mention that they are all over any fabric or clothing I had stored away in my basement. I didn't see any on my picture frames it books. from What I read, there isn't much on them going on clothes.

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    ID is still valid. If it were a bed bug nymph I would have said so. Environment in basement sounds goof for their life.

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    loubugs - 1 hour ago  » 
    ID is still valid. If it were a bed bug nymph I would have said so. Environment in basement sounds goof for their life.

    Thank You, I really appreciate your help!

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    BBcrazytrain - 4 hours ago  » 

    loubugs - 10 minutes ago  » 
    Quite small and not quite in focus, but looks like a book louse.

    I forgot to mention that they are all over any fabric or clothing I had stored away in my basement. I didn't see any on my picture frames it books. from What I read, there isn't much on them going on clothes.

    Just to clarify my earlier post: The basement environment is good for the life of book lice.


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