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Is this a bed bug???? [a: carpet beetle]

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  1. Bedbugfearboy

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    Posted 4 years ago
    Tue Mar 31 2015 22:29:53
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    Is this a bed bug???

    Kinda freaking out here. I upturned my bed and nothing. I killed this one it looked black not like usual bed bug pics.

    http://s14.postimg.org/np95kyjup/image.jpg

    Please someone help me!!!

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    Posted 4 years ago
    Tue Mar 31 2015 22:59:54
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    Please someone answer as I can't sleep knowing if this is a bb or not....:(

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    Posted 4 years ago
    Tue Mar 31 2015 23:14:49
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    It is absolutely 100% NOT a bed bug.

    Looks like a carpet bettle from what I can see . . . Now go to sleep!

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    Posted 4 years ago
    Tue Mar 31 2015 23:18:52
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    Our friend Abs is correct, its definitely a beetle. Could be a carpet beetle but can't tell from the photo alone on my phone.

    Pjb

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    Posted 4 years ago
    Tue Mar 31 2015 23:20:55
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    Thank you so much!!!

    Phew

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    Posted 4 years ago
    Thu Apr 2 2015 10:40:22
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    Carpet beetle. Good call Abs.

    Professional entomologist/arachnologist. I consult on all matters dealing with insects and arachnids, including those of natural history and biology to pest management and forensic entomology investigations.
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    Posted 4 years ago
    Thu Apr 2 2015 11:48:59
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    loubugs -  » 
    . . .Good call Abs.

    Thanks Lou!

    . . . and as stated in another thread:

    AbsolutelyFreaking -  » 

    P Bello -  » 
    That's exactly correct Abs, you're getting good at this,

    Thanks P.B. . . . those "after class" session with Lou are really starting to pay off!
    Who knew, right?!


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