January 29, 2013 5:34 PM Subscribe
Cleaning apt. of a deceased friend. Their mattresses were on the floor - a boxspring, and a mattress on top. Found these bugs in between the boxspring and the mattress.
posted by samoa to Science & Nature (14 answers total)
No bugs or blood or little specks in the seams of the mattress as I have seen in many sample pictures of bed bugs, and not too many overall - all dead. And nothing on top mattress either. But are these definitely bed bugs? No other evidence in the apt of any bug infestation at all. But I've been cleaning for a few days, and I've been a little casual while I worked, leaving my bag on the floor, sitting on the bed as I sorted stuff etc. If they are bedbugs, just want to know so I can stay alert, and wash my clothes immediately etc. (And what are those black things, similar to mouse droppings?)
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