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Old 11-23-2016, 10:15 PM   #1
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What bug is this ?


I've found about 8 in my home in the past 2-3 months. Typically on the counter and one seemed to come out of the counter trim one time. They're very small.
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Old 11-24-2016, 06:39 AM   #2
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Look like mouse droppings. Did you see them moving?

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Old 11-24-2016, 08:11 AM   #3
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Look like mouse droppings. Did you see them moving?
Yes they're definitely bugs, one was crawling.
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Given the proximity of sightings, and the verity of species, I'd be treating for cock roaches.
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Given the proximity of sightings, and the verity of species, I'd be treating for cock roaches.

That was my fear :weary: Just bought this place. Do I need to call a professional?
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top pic isn't the greatest. but maybe these ?
https://www.google.com/search?q=cock...h&q=earwig+bug
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That actually looks super similar and I saw a bigger one when I first moved in!! Is that technically a cockroach or no?
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Old 11-24-2016, 10:11 AM   #8
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i think they are harmless, but i am no bug expert. google it and see what they say.
also, "boxelder" bugs look somewhat like those. as do "lightning bugs"

i have killed both with mild soapy water.
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roaches are much bigger, even babies
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Seriously this is such a relief to hear!! Thank you all!
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Old 01-11-2017, 08:24 AM   #11
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It looks like bed bug.
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Old 01-11-2017, 11:48 AM   #12
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You're going to need much closer pics for a real answer.
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Old 01-11-2017, 06:25 PM   #13
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first picture looks like a beetle to me.
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Old 01-11-2017, 07:37 PM   #14
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Looks like an earwig. Does it have pincer-like thingies on its butt?
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Hmmmm, earwigs look different to me, as I recall.....

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