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Bed bug ID needed (links to pic)

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  1. aggressive pumpkin

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    Posted 3 years ago
    Thu Aug 18 2016 18:00:43
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    http://s44.photobucket.com/user/error17/media/20160818_183203_zpssrviusd3.jpg.html?o=2

    http://s44.photobucket.com/user/error17/media/20160818_183435_zps4fxw4vpm.jpg.html?o=0

    I killed this bug on my bug and i wanted to know if it was a bed bug.
    Sorry, if it turns out to not be one, i'm just really paranoid and this is the first insect I've actually seen on my bed since my suspicion of bed bugs

  2. loubugs

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    Posted 3 years ago
    Fri Aug 19 2016 4:44:25
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    No, not a bed bug, but a beetle. You took the picture and stayed too far away from it. A close-up that is in focus would be a best to post if you can and want a better ID.

    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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