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Cast Skin ID Request

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  1. somewhatconcerned2

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Mon Nov 21 2016 23:09:17
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    While unpacking an overnight bag, I found what appears to be a cast skin while removing a jacket that had been folded up in the bag for a few days. I occasionally see cast skins from carpet beetle larvae in my apartment, but this seems to be a different shape and is larger. I know the pictures are not of the greatest quality, but any guidance as to what this is (or could be) would be greatly appreciated.

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Tue Nov 22 2016 6:28:52
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    Can't quite place what it can be. Not sure if it's 2 separate parts that are artificially stuck together. Not bed bug related, in any case.

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Tue Nov 22 2016 6:51:01
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    Thanks, Lou! I really appreciate you taking a look at this.


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