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Bug [a: dried up, hairless, carpet beetle larva]

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  1. iamscare

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    Wed Jul 19 2017 22:09:07
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    Hi. I found this at home today. Looks like either it's a cast skin or maybe dried unfed bug. Can someone please help ID. is this a bedbug or bb cast skin? Or carpet beetle larvae cast skin? Or what is it? Please and thank you.

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    Thu Jul 20 2017 2:35:10
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    Hi,

    It's not bed bug or carpet beetle related.

    Hope that helps.

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    iamscare - 6 hours ago  » 
    Hi. I found this at home today. Looks like either it's a cast skin or maybe dried unfed bug. Can someone please help ID. is this a bedbug or bb cast skin? Or carpet beetle larvae cast skin? Or what is it? Please and thank you.
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    It looks more like a dried up larva of possibly a carpet beetle and it has lost all body hairs.

    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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