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Help Please! Is this a bed bug or book louse?

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  1. badbugbaaaaad

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    Posted 4 years ago
    Wed Dec 3 2014 12:34:44
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    Can anyone tell me if this is a book louse or a bed bug nymph:
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/sel63y7i0c5k2w3/bed%20bug-1030418.jpg?dl=0

    After a few people have been bitten by something over the last few weeks I searched the whole place and finally found this little creature on a book today. It is tiny, the image is on the side of the book, it is a macro picture, it was so small I could barely notice it. Also found some more in a folded piece of paper, not marks or skins though.

    I would be so thankful if anyone knowledgeable could help!!

    Luna

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    Posted 4 years ago
    Wed Dec 3 2014 12:58:59
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    Hi,

    100% not bedbugs, it's a book louse or Pscocid.

    Hope that helps.

    David Cain
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    Hi David,
    yes, that definitely helps! Thanks soooo much, I cant tell you how relieved I am : ))))
    Luna

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    Hi David and other bedbuggers,

    I just found a second bug in a totally different area of my home inside a closed bag that came from a charity shop.

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/riexnbdqme4regt/bed%20bug-1030427.jpg?dl=0
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/tcdv75mn6rtuss7/bed%20bug-1030429.jpg?dl=0

    I hope it is not a BB too!!! Again it was tiny but looks slightly different from the first one to me.

    Any ideas?

    I feel like if I keep looking I might open a bug zoo


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