Book lice are small creatures that can be mistaken for bed bug nymphs. They feed on fungi and mold, according to Bedbugger.
There are many other insects commonly mistaken for bed bugs. If you suspect bed bug nymphs or adults, call Terminix® to assist with identification and, if needed, control of these pests.
Booklice are specifically mistaken for bed bug nymphs. Both range in color from translucent to brown or gray. However, booklice are found in different areas. They live under wallpaper but also on windows and window sills. Booklice feed on pollen, fungi, dead insects, and mold. Booklice are also harmless and they mainly live outside. However, you should call a pest control expert if you find them in your home.
Unlike the other sorts of pests, we described earlier, booklice don't actually resemble bed bugs, but their nymphs. The insect is translucent white, grey or brown in colour. The pest gets mistaken for a bud bug baby because of its habitat preference.
Booklice are commonly mistaken for bed bug nymphs. They are smaller, ranging from translucent white, to gray or brown in color.
The identification of the traits of the bed bugs and cockroach nymphs are somehow similar. They are similar in appearance and size in a very great way. The color of the nymph ranges from mahogany dark to a hue color. The body of the cockroach is such that the nymphs are cylindrical as compared to the bed bugs that are about an inch longer.