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ID - Varied Carpet Beetle or should I be worried? [a: carpet beetle]

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  1. bobsam14

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    Posted 3 years ago
    Wed Mar 23 2016 18:17:08

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    Found this bug alive. I am pretty sure it is not a bed bug, however, I would just like to double check because i know bedbugs are a HUGE and stressful problem. It looks to me like it is maybe some sort of beetle.

  2. loubugs

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    Posted 3 years ago
    Wed Mar 23 2016 22:58:56

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    You are correct. Not a bed bug, but a species of Anthrenus.

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