Six Facts You Didn't Know About Bed Bugs Wacky, Weird but True Bed Bug Facts. If you follow the news and have seen all the attention bed bugs have received in the past few years, you might think you know all there is to know about this pest: They feed on humans while they sleep, they cause itchy, red bumps and they are hard to get rid of!
The exterminator will locate the bed bugs (which may be found in more than one location) and exterminate as needed. YOU will have to do a lot of laundry. Swipe to advance
Many people do not see bed bugs until after they have already started seeing other signs of infestation, such as tiny bite marks on their body. Unfortunately, bed bug bites share similar symptoms with several other types of insect bites. And there are a few other insects that look alike. Here are some common bugs mistaken for bed bugs. Bugs
Bed Bug Life Cycle - Nymph. The second stage of the bed bug life cycle is a series of repeated steps - almost like a separate life cycle of bed bug nymphs. In essence, it is a cycle of "drink blood, grow, molt". After leaving the egg, a nymph is called a first instar nymph, and is about 1.5 mm long.
Female bed bugs lay between one and five eggs each day and may lie up to 500 eggs within one lifetime. Eggs are laid singly or in clusters and are placed within tight cracks or crevices. The egg is approximately 1 mm in length and is comparable in size to two grains of salt. Within two weeks, eggs hatch and immature bed bugs begin immediately
Nymphs or juvenile bed bugs range from the size of a bed bug egg (0.09 inches, 2.5mm) to the size of full adult bed bugs at ( 0.18 inches, 4.5mm). For reference, 0.1 inches is slightly over the thickness of a quarter.