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  1. Over_This

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    Posted 4 months ago
    Wed May 1 2019 23:29:24
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    Hello,

    Found this guy on the kitchen counter. Trying to fight the panic, but it’s setting in quickly. Could you please let me know if it’s warranted?

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    Many thanks!

  2. jay77390

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    Posted 4 months ago
    Wed May 1 2019 23:55:31
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    Not an expert but that doesnt look like the head shape of a bedbug. I'd try to get a clearer picture if possible

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    Posted 4 months ago
    Thu May 2 2019 1:45:33
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    Hi,

    Its not a bedbug but a clearer image may be needed for a species ID.

    Hope that helps.

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    Posted 4 months ago
    Thu May 2 2019 6:27:32
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    Hello David,

    It definitely helps to know it’s not “one of them”, so thank you so much!

    I wanted to get more photos, but unfortunately, I accidentally squished him a bit before I could. I did try for one more photo of what was left, but I’m not sure it’ll help identify what it is.

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    Thanks again!

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    Thu May 2 2019 14:05:08
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    Female Thylodrias contractus, the odd beetle, one of the carpet beetles in family Dermestidae. Male is elongate with divergent wing covers, elongate legs and antennae.

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