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  1. welcometoNY

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    Posted 11 months ago
    Fri Sep 28 2018 14:21:49
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    Hi!

    So I just moved into my new place after leaving the building haunted by bed bugs and as you can imagine, every single thing I see is making me ridiculously paranoid. I know the last picture here isn't a bed bug (but curious to know what it is-- seen a few around- saw-tooth beetle?), but I got scared with the first two.

    I've also found three bites on my legs in the past few days, or else I probably wouldn't have been this concerned.

    https://imgur.com/a/oKgy0F2
    https://imgur.com/a/wOrRS5D
    https://imgur.com/a/MCLfIbj

    Thank you!

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    Posted 11 months ago
    Fri Sep 28 2018 15:19:05
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    None of those are bed bugs. Lou can tell you what kind of beetles you have.

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    Posted 11 months ago
    Fri Sep 28 2018 16:44:31
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    Amazing, thank you! Will wait to hear from Lou

  4. loubugs

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    Posted 11 months ago
    Sat Sep 29 2018 12:12:01
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    The elongate one looks like a saw-toothed or even a merchant grain beetle. I think the chubby one looks more like a cigarette beetle. These are common stored product pests. Foods, dried plant materials, spices, rodent food caches, old rodent bait, etc.

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