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Is this a bed bug? [a: beetle]

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  1. otterslide

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    Posted 1 week ago
    Thu Feb 8 2018 14:32:45
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    I found this in an interceptor.. not sure if it's a bed bug or not??
    https://pasteboard.co/H6J0TCu.jpg
    It seems pretty flat, and looks like 3 sets of legs. It's covered in baby powder and dead already for a long time probably. I removed the traps long ago and when I took them out today I found this inside one.

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    Posted 1 week ago
    Thu Feb 8 2018 15:28:09
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    To Me (non professional) its doesnt look like a bed bug. Maybe you can get a more clear picture of it from the top and bottom. view.

    I'm not an expert. Just sharing what I learned from my experience.
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    Posted 1 week ago
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    otterslide - 1 hour ago  » 
    I found this in an interceptor.. not sure if it's a bed bug or not??
    https://pasteboard.co/H6J0TCu.jpg
    It seems pretty flat, and looks like 3 sets of legs. It's covered in baby powder and dead already for a long time probably. I removed the traps long ago and when I took them out today I found this inside one.

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    Posted 1 week ago
    Thu Feb 8 2018 16:11:42
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    Yes most likely it's not..
    I found one more bug next to this one, and I think they are the same type..
    https://pasteboard.co/H6JFoyf.jpg
    there is a line down the middle, which bed bugs don't have.
    I can't get a much cleaner pic, the bug is covered in powder and is very small.

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    Thu Feb 8 2018 16:19:46
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    otterslide - 7 minutes ago  » 
    Yes most likely it's not..
    I found one more bug next to this one, and I think they are the same type..
    https://pasteboard.co/H6JFoyf.jpg
    there is a line down the middle, which bed bugs don't have.
    I can't get a much cleaner pic, the bug is covered in powder and is very small.

    I already noted that it's a beetle.

  6. patriciawest

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    Posted 1 week ago
    Fri Feb 9 2018 2:33:49
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    It is not a bug, it is a beetle.

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    Posted 1 day ago
    Sat Feb 17 2018 21:41:41
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    Those are carpet beetles

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    tami869 - 1 day ago  » 
    Those are carpet beetles

    There's one somewhat tiny thumbnail out-of-focus beetle and another not too well focused. The images posted by otterslide seem very tiny. Should be set to largest picture size and highest resolution. Not a carpet beetle.


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