Bed Bug Vs Look Alikes

Bed Bug FAQ and Guidelines PPLD.org

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.

How to tell the difference between bed bugs and spider beetles, carpet beetles, book lice and bat bugs. Spider beetles are harmless and don't even look anything like a bed bug, once you put them side by side,

Picture of a brown marmorated stink bug green stink bug southern green stink bug How baby stink bugs look like Eggs [Photo: science.org] Bugs that look like stink bugs-Look alike with Images. There are a number of similarities between stink bugs of different species. However, it is interesting to note that there are other bugs that bear some

Bed bug bites vs body lice bites: The former may be seen on face, arms, back, neck, chest or other exposed body parts. Body lice or hair lice bites may be present only on specific areas such as scalp, pubic region etc. Bed bug bites do not lead to any diseases.

So let's take a look at some of the culprits that are often accused of being bed bugs. First, let's look closely at the bed bug and examine its physiology from eggs, through instar development

Spined soldier bugs are good guys, feeding on insects that eat up your garden, while, in addition to being malodorous, marmorated stinkbugs chow down on veggies and fruits. To tell one from the other, look for the extra-pointy shoulders the spined soldier bug sports and the brown-and-white stripes on the stinkbug's lower half and antennae.

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