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  1. dude

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    Posted 6 months ago
    Thu Jun 6 2019 21:56:53

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    does hot look like a bed bug but it had a pretty flat shape. can anyone ID this bug?

  2. bed-bugscouk

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    Posted 6 months ago
    Thu Jun 6 2019 22:41:43

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    The segmentation of the body shows it’s clearly a beetle not a bedbug.

    Hope that helps.

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  3. loubugs

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    Posted 6 months ago
    Fri Jun 7 2019 7:20:41

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    Probably a silvanid beetle, maybe saw-toothed grain beetle.

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