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Do I still have bed bugs?! [a: ladybird beetle body]

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  1. plsnotagain1

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    Posted 3 years ago
    Mon Oct 3 2016 22:58:38
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    I've moved in June due to a bed bug problem and been bed bug free for a few months.

    But then I found this tonight on my floor...

    I was moving some clothes around that I haven't worn for a while. Hopefully this one was old and was killed in the dryer?

  2. frightened

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    Posted 3 years ago
    Tue Oct 4 2016 1:56:41
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    I am no expert and cannot identify the dead insect but dead is good. Perhaps try a 30 day count down of no sightings, no fecal signs, no empty casings

  3. plsnotagain1

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    Posted 3 years ago
    Tue Oct 4 2016 14:35:48
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    Thanks, maybe i should take another photo?

  4. Nobugsonme

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    Posted 3 years ago
    Tue Oct 4 2016 15:07:47
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    I suspect that's not a bed bug but wait for an expert. in the meantime, it wouldn't hurt to post the topside as well, though this may be enough to ID.

    I started and run the site but am "not an expert."
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    Posted 3 years ago
    Tue Oct 4 2016 21:29:21
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    If you take another photo, get closer, keep it focused (like now). Set largest picture size and highest resolution. Sometimes better to host it on a picture sharing site rather than pasting into your post. Flickr lets you post largest size and it manufactures different sizes. Imgur is good, too. Photobucket has ads.

    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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    Posted 3 years ago
    Wed Oct 5 2016 11:36:22
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    Thanks for the suggestion. Here are the new pics!

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    Posted 3 years ago
    Wed Oct 5 2016 11:39:01
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    Nice pictures. Great for identification.
    Ladybird beetle body. No head. Part of thorax. Missing some legs. Missing wings and wing covers (elytra).

  8. plsnotagain1

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    Posted 3 years ago
    Wed Oct 5 2016 11:52:20
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    THANKS A LOT. WHAT A RELIEF!


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