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Is this a bedbug

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  1. Cc8656

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    It‘s a beetle. Looks like a sawtoothed grain beetle.

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    If you break it down to its parts you can see that the antennae are very different to those of a bed bug, the body shape and length are different and the finer details on its back are also not the same as a bed bug.

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    It's a large size image but the clarity is lost on zooming in. It looks like a silvanid beetle, but I can't see any teeth on the sides of the pronotum that would suggest sawtoothed grain beetle or merchant grain beetle. It looks nothing like a bed bug as was pointed out above.

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    loubugs - 1 hour ago  » 
    It's a large size image but the clarity is lost on zooming in. It looks like a silvanid beetle, but I can't see any teeth on the sides of the pronotum that would suggest sawtoothed grain beetle or merchant grain beetle. It looks nothing like a bed bug as was pointed out above.

    Ya the inital quality isn't good. You have to give the photo a sec and it will become clear

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    Cc8656 - 4 hours ago  » 

    loubugs - 1 hour ago  » 
    It's a large size image but the clarity is lost on zooming in. It looks like a silvanid beetle, but I can't see any teeth on the sides of the pronotum that would suggest sawtoothed grain beetle or merchant grain beetle. It looks nothing like a bed bug as was pointed out above.

    Ya the inital quality isn't good. You have to give the photo a sec and it will become clear

    I downloaded the large image 2546kb. Zooming in but can't see edge of pronotum. It's blurry. You would have to get closer to beetle to take the picture.


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