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Please help ID bug! [a: cockroach nymph]

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  1. astephe2

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    Thu Jun 22 2017 16:19:08
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    I have been getting bites the past few weeks, which I know cannot be used to predict bed bugs alone. I found this bug actually near a rug in my bathroom. It's about 3 mm long, six legs, antennae, brown with horizontal ridges and two tiny appendages or something coming out the rear end. Any idea if this is a bed bug?

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/156145087@N06/shares/28752R

    Also, I thought I'd attach some of the bites I've gotten if anyone has any insight there. They look very much in a straight line, so that's what worries me. This is the back of my arm.

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/156145087@N06/shares/R8N582

    Thanks for any feedback.

  2. loubugs

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    Thu Jun 22 2017 16:58:08
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    Cockroach nymph. The cerci are the little appendages at the rear.

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