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Bug ID: Beetle?

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  1. ithoughtlicewerebad

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    Posted 3 months ago
    Sat May 12 2018 7:45:10
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    Fairly confident this is a beetle. Wondering what kind and if it is one that causes skin reaction. I've found a lot lately and am considering calling an exterminator. Thank you.

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    Posted 3 months ago
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    ithoughtlicewerebad - 1 day ago  » 
    Fairly confident this is a beetle. Wondering what kind and if it is one that causes skin reaction. I've found a lot lately and am considering calling an exterminator. Thank you.

    Looks like a species of Anthrenus, a carpet beetle.

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