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ID PLEASE found in climb-ups

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  1. welcometoNY

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    Posted 2 weeks ago
    Sat Nov 3 2018 16:04:04
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    Hi!

    Would it be possible for someone to ID this for me please? This is the best quality I could manage, it's so tiny

    https://imgur.com/a/jPZ3SOO
    https://imgur.com/a/xiWfe8o
    https://imgur.com/a/O0u7bp0

  2. loubugs

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    Posted 2 weeks ago
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    welcometoNY - 16 hours ago  » 
    Hi!
    Would it be possible for someone to ID this for me please? This is the best quality I could manage, it's so tiny

    if it's so tiny, it's not a bed bug. First instar bed bug is 1.5mm, so it's no so tiny. This insect looks like a minute brown scavenger beetle or plaster beetle. This is associated with some moisture or dampness and mold.

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  3. welcometoNY

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    Posted 2 weeks ago
    Sun Nov 4 2018 16:26:01
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    Thanks so much Lou!!


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