Is This a Bed Bug?

PLYMOUTH, United Kingdom

i know its not to do with gardening, but i really need help with this, as i am concerned i have bed bugs, found a few in bedroom cupboard and card board boxes,

struggling to ID from pictures on the web

any help would be grateful thanks

Sean

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Churchill, Victoria, Australia(Zone 10a)

Sean,

This forum is for questions relating to adding data to the BugFiles database.

We have a forum on Insect and Spider Identification here: http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/f/bugid/all/
and if you post your question there, you may get some help,

Having said that I will say that as far as I can tell from your photo, your little insect is NOT a bed bug. The shape looks to me like an adult (winged) beetle. Bed bugs are flightless even as adults. Take a look ay the picture here of all the life stages of a bed bug: http://bedbugger.com/photos-of-bed-bugs-and-signs-of-bed-bugs/

Kennedy
BugFiles Administrator

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