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Legged worm-like creatures found in bed

Legged worm-like creatures found in bed
Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
October 13, 2017
Size: 1cm long
Help! I've been finding these in my bed in the morning, sometimes multiple per day. They are very docile and slow moving, about 1cm or 1/2" long. They behave like larvae of other insects I've seen, but I'm not sure if they are larvae. They have legs, and appear to have rear pincers. They do "bite" me in my sleep, but it might be when I roll over on them unknowingly. Hoping to identify them to to learn how to get rid of them.


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Cadelle beetle?
Immature cadelle beetle, would be my guess. In either case, not harmful and should not bite. Look for infested dry foods and discard.

Yes- I just looked up cadelle
Yes- I just looked up cadelle beetles- that's exactly what it was! Thanks so much!

I haven't seen any in a few months probably due to the weather, but what was strange is that these were only in my bedroom and bathroom, and we never take food there. May have been the home's previous owners though? I'll look into it- thanks again!!!

Sometimes stored product pests can infest items like RidX for septic tanks. Sometimes they can infest old rodent bait (which has grain in it) which may have been thrown into an attic. I hope you find the source. Good luck!

Grain moth larva?
Whether they are or are not, the average unidentified household insect tends not to be very dangerous. Not an expert, though

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