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Recommend Entomologist to send bugs!

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  1. Huckemon

    Joined: Aug '16
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    Posted 3 years ago
    Tue Aug 9 2016 23:00:20

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    Found a bat last Monday in bedroom. Then found 2 bugs. 1 on Tues on top of my pillowcase, 1 on Wed. on bathroom windowsill. Sent 1 to Cornell and 1 to PSU. Cornell says Bed bug, PSU says Bat bug. I found 2 more bugs today, 1 on top of bed sheet, 1 was on my hand about an hour after I put on a shirt from my bedroom! Bed shows no signs of Bed bug infestation although husband and I both have some random bites. Do I have Bed bugs or Bat bugs (bats in the house??), or worse...BOTH! Where should I send the 2 new bugs? Should they go together to 1 lab or separately to 2 different labs?

  2. loubugs

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    Posted 3 years ago
    Wed Aug 10 2016 5:38:09

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    You can send them to me. Let me know.

    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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