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What is this? [a: ant]

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  1. Huffkin

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    Posted 5 years ago
    Fri Aug 10 2012 11:14:19

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    Found this after I woke up

    I have been treated for BBs recently and have been sleeping on the couch until my room is put back together. I woke up with a new itchy bite on my hand and one that isn't itching on my back. Previously I had been assured that the couches were steamed and OK to sleep on. I'm reluctant to report this as a bed bug because I don't think that's what I found, but the bites have me thinking...

    Found some info in the forum, could it be this? A Psocid?

    Then again, it could be the top long one in this picture

  2. loubugs

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    Posted 5 years ago
    Fri Aug 10 2012 13:43:37

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    Ant. One with 2 nodes, possibly Tetramorium species. Head is missing.

    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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