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What kind of bug is this?

Size: About the size of a pencil tip

When was it found: spring time

Where was it found: In northeastern USA, inside the bathroom of our house

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    $\begingroup$ Anyone trying to answer will need more information: size, location, time of year. $\endgroup$
    – kmm
    Apr 1, 2018 at 15:19
  • $\begingroup$ About the size of a pencil tip, spring time, in the northeast, inside the bathroom of our house $\endgroup$
    – Kim
    Apr 1, 2018 at 16:21
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    $\begingroup$ The northeast of what? The stereotype is that Americans typically assume it is obvious to anyone that the coordinates are relative to the USA (no offense), so I edited your post to add these info assuming you meant northeast USA. Please correct it if this is not what you meant $\endgroup$
    – Remi.b
    Apr 1, 2018 at 17:10
  • $\begingroup$ Yes, Northeast USA $\endgroup$
    – Kim
    Apr 2, 2018 at 1:36

1 Answer 1


It could be a cockroach nimph. Distinctive characteristics:The overall shape and size, the long antenae, the segmented abdomen and the visible rear cerci.


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