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Help with bug casing identification: ID needed

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  1. ab1927

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    This is the second of two "casings" I've found on my bed. They're tiny (the photo was taken with an iPhone, I lack a camera), very hard, and not transparent. There no obvious legs/head. It appears to have dark brown, straight, horizontal stripes with yellow/tan in between. I haven't had any bites, but as usual, am paranoid.

    Any help would be greatly valued, as I'm worried sick about bed bugs. Thank you so much!

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    Sat Jan 13 2018 19:02:54
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    ab1927 - 3 minutes ago  » 

    This is the second of two "casings" I've found on my bed. They're tiny (the photo was taken with an iPhone, I lack a camera), very hard, and not transparent. There no obvious legs/head. It appears to have dark brown, straight, horizontal stripes with yellow/tan in between. I haven't had any bites, but as usual, am paranoid.
    Any help would be greatly valued, as I'm worried sick about bed bugs. Thank you so much!

    casing by Ana Bacic, on Flickr

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    [img]casing by Ana Bacic, on Flickr[/img]

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    Not a bed bug abdomen.

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