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  1. brooklyn_bites

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    Posted 7 years ago
    Wed Apr 18 2012 23:40:36
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    is this a dead bedbug? it is upside down. i could only find duct tape in the moment.

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    photo 2

    also, is this a smushed bedbug? it is significantly smaller than the above photos, and doesn't bare a striking resemblance to that other photo, but i have found 2 of them (including 1 on me).

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    Posted 7 years ago
    Thu Apr 19 2012 3:02:38
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    With the color, view, and focus, I can't really figure out what it is. Can you maybe use some Goof Off to get it off the tape and try taking another picture?

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    Posted 7 years ago
    Thu Apr 19 2012 5:06:43
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    Too difficult to say, but the big bug looks like a beetle, especially the ventral view. If tape gets removed, it would be easier.

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    Posted 7 years ago
    Sat Apr 21 2012 23:13:11
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    bedbug specialist said the bigger bug is not a bedbug or parasite.


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