Bed Bug Behavior and Habit. Understanding the behavior of bed bugs (how they eat, live, and reproduce) will help you to find an infestation before it becomes established and to monitor for the presence of bed bugs after your home has been treated.
Like said earlier, as nymphs or baby bed bugs develop close to maturity, they shed their casing numerous times before reaching their prime age. At every fresh growth level, the nymph sheds their skin once. You can know the bed bug shed skin by having a look at its appearance.
The remaining images show bed bugs in many different environments, such as inside the elastic ends of a bed sheet, on pillows, baby mattress, headboards, and all ranging from live eggs, to first feeding, casings, and to adult bed bugs surrounded by poop.
Typically, bed bugs hide out close to their source of food (see top 8 hiding spots). But, as infestations grow, bed bugs tend to spread out from the immediate vicinity of their feeding area. While they are not feeding, they will hide out in a wide variety of places.
When a bed bug first hatches it is nearly colorless, and mostly transparent. As it develops it goes from pale, to tan, to light brown, to eventually rust-colored. A newly hatched bed bug is only about the size of the tip of a pen. You see black feces - Bed bugs leave their feces everywhere. They leave streaks on pillowcases, sheets, and bedding.
Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) are small, flat, parasitic insects that feed solely on the blood of people and animals while they sleep. Bed bugs are reddish-brown in color, wingless, range from 1mm to 7mm (roughly the size of Lincoln's head on a penny), and can live several months without a blood