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ID NEEDED! Cast skin??? [a: fly-related]

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  1. nervousaboutbb

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Sat Aug 26 2017 14:03:19
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    Hi, I'm very very worried about these possible cast skin. Can you tell me if it's bb related?

    http://imgur.com/6Q693WO

    http://imgur.com/iRbFUbu

  2. loubugs

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Sat Aug 26 2017 14:12:21
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    Please compare these images with yours. Yours have no legs and the body is very different from that illustrated in my pictures.
    3 shed skins of 5th instar bed bug nymphs by louento.pix, on Flickr
    Your pictures look like they have something to do with flies, possibly the larval or pupal stages. They really don't look like shed skins, but whole insects.

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