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Unknown bug
Unknown bug  
I found this in my bathroom sink, it apparently didn't drown when I thought I had flushed it in down the sink so it is water resilient!

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Cindy,

This is a beetle but I can't see enough detail to id further. It likely flew in through an open door or window. If you see more it is possible that it is one of the beetles that infest stored foods so check food storage areas. All of these beetles are harmless to people and pets.

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Jack DeAngelis

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I can answer questions in any area of entomology (study of insects, spiders, mites, ticks, and other terrestrial arthropods). Contact me about home and garden insects, insects that bite and sting, and insects that damage homes such as carpenter ants and termites.

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20 years as university extension entomologist, now retired; currently publish a website about home and garden insects.

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see www.livingwithbugs.com/resume.html

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Ph.D. in Entomology

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