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  1. stormfox888

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    Posted 4 months ago
    Sun Jun 16 2019 17:35:19
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    Hello, it doesn't look like a bed bug to me but I wanted to make sure. Thumb for scale. Note it's a bit lighter colored, picture makes it look dark.

    I don't want to kill it if it's nothing malicious. Thanks!

    https://imgur.com/a/ZIPZtef

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    Posted 4 months ago
    Sun Jun 16 2019 18:09:58
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    stormfox888 - 34 minutes ago  » 
    Hello, it doesn't look like a bed bug to me but I wanted to make sure. Thumb for scale. Note it's a bit lighter colored, picture makes it look dark.
    I don't want to kill it if it's nothing malicious. Thanks!

    Correct. Not a bed bug. It's a booklouse.

    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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