Insect and Bug ID forum: Tiny Beetle, what is it? [LA]

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Jul 13, 2017 12:20 AM CST
These things are driving me crazy. I first noticed a few in the closet, crawling across my comic book boxes and along the wall. Then I later saw them on the floor, under the bed. They are very tiny, very hard to see on dark surfaces, therefore very hard to take a clear photo of without a macro lens. They don't always move making them even harder to see. They look like a pen dot on a piece of paper. I'm thinking it's a type of beetle? Perhaps a type of deathwatch beetle? Though the ones I see online are much bigger. What do I do? How are they staying alive? I'm in Los Angeles, Ca. Please help :(

Here's two images (please click as it's on the right of the dime):

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[Last edited by threat - Jul 13, 2017 12:21 AM (+)]
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Jul 13, 2017 6:34 PM CST
Found out these are buglice.
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Jul 29, 2017 9:36 AM CST
What is a buglouse?

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