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Critters in Crevices in Bedroom?

Critters in Crevices in Bedroom?I need help finding out what critters these are. They have been in my vacant room for months. Came back to visit my mother and my room accumulated these critters. I set a trap of sugar water crystal, they took a liking. I've provided pictures very close up and far so you can see the size. Only found one of those brown egg casing. Can anyone help?

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They tend to be in bed under fitted sheet and under dirty clothes. As well as in corners of room covered by wood furniture but not termites I assume as wood hasn't been affected.

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Anonymous
May 16, 20210 found this helpful
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It's hard to tell by the pictures but they resemble a click beetle

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Anonymous
May 17, 20210 found this helpful

Out of every comment this bug resembles it the most. It definitely doesnt have pincers to be a earwig. But they are very small that why at first I got scared that it was bed bugs. But they didnt match in appearance nor was there any black spots around.

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Most resembles a tiny skinny beetle. Seems to have 4 legs two days on each side. Or rather 6 legs 3 on each side. With 1/2 inch antlers.

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May 25, 20210 found this helpful
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These beetles look like Powderpost Beetles - Lyctus carbonarius, commonly known as the southern Lyctus beetle or Lyctid Powderpost beetle.
Adult Powder Post Beetles range from a 1/8th of an inch to 1/4th of an inch in size and larvae are usually less than a 1/4th of an inch long. When fully matured, Powder Post Beetles slender and flattened in shape with short antennae and are reddish brown to black in color. The larvae, which are left behind in the cracks of the wood by the adults, are cream colored and slightly C-shaped. The long, narrow, flat bodies of the mature adults allow them to easily bore into wood surfaces, the first place to look during powder post beetle control procedures. They prefer the sapwood of hardwoods, especially oak, hickory and ash and creates small, round holes.

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Common household places to find these holes are in hardwood floors, furniture, molding and fixtures. These pinhole openings are a tell tale sign of an infestation. Powder Post Beetles lay their eggs in cracks of wood and the larvae tunnel into the surface filling it with a very fine powder-like dust, hence the name Powder Post Beetles. "
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Compare the sizes of your beetles and check the wooden parts of the house very carefully. Powderpost beetles are not a threat to people, but they do damage wood. That makes them a threat to the structure of your home and other items.

And such a large egg cannot be laid by such small beetles. Most likely it is a cockroach or fly egg.

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May 15, 20211 found this helpful

I am not sure what they are. However, all bugs like food, warmth and water. Spray your room with an insecticide, vacuum weekly, and dont leave soiled clothing and bedding around

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May 17, 20210 found this helpful

Thanks I am in the process of getting all clothes washed and dried at the highest temp.

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May 15, 20210 found this helpful

They look like Dermaptera- better known as Earwigs insect.

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May 17, 20210 found this helpful

Doesnt have the look of a earwig no pincers as well as way too small. I would die if they were lol

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May 15, 20210 found this helpful

I believe you have one of the cloth eating beetles but not sure which one. They resemble the earwigs but your bug does not have pincers.
You took good pictures but unfortunately, bugs are identified best when they are alive and also from the top. Dead bugs on their backs do not always show all of the bug's 'features' such as how many legs and where are they located as well as other signs.

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I would suggest you take your pictures and information to an Ace or True Value Hardware store and ask for help. The employees in these stores are usually very helpful.
You can try washing all of the clothing and other items in this room (as well as anything in closets) but some you will have to throw away as this appears to be a well set in infestation and it would probably be best to remove everything possible from the room before doing any bug removal work.
Do not place anything out of this room into another room/area or you will have these spread without knowing it.
Vacuum everywhere and seal the dirty bag and place outside immediately.
Anything left in this room will probably still have eggs/larvae so wash or throw away everything cloth including curtains.
A mattress may be okay if sprayed thoroughly.

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I would not place anything back in the room for several days just to make sure the bugs are gone.
Inspect everything before taking back to room.

You can have a professional exterminator spray the room but they will tell you the same thing - remove everything possible and hot laundry or throw away.

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May 17, 20210 found this helpful

I will see if I can take this to the Ace near me or see if I can get a free consultation from a exterminator.

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