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Carpet beetle in dorm room

Question: I just moved home from college, cleaned under my bed, and found these tiny, light brown bugs crawling slowly across my floor. I smashed most of them, but now I'm freaking out that they may be bed bugs or something. Can you please tell me what this is?

Carpet Beetle Larva Illustration

Answer: This looks like a carpet beetle. We have more information on our website here: carpet beetle info.

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