It only demonstrated that bed bugs will take less blood and potentially produce less eggs, not stop feeding, stop producing eggs or eliminate a bed bug infestation.
In fact males so like copulating with blood engorged bedbugs that a male will mount any freshly fed partner regardless of sex. Sometimes male bedbugs will copulate with other males piercing each other in the abdomen.
Most bedbugs feed on their hosts while they sleep. They draw blood in a painless way. While feeding, they inject a small amount of saliva into the host's skin. If they feed on one particular person
What do bed bugs eat? Bed bugs eat blood. They prefer to feed on humans, but if a human host isn't available, they will feed on other warm-blooded animals (such as cats, dogs, birds, rats, etc.). Bed bugs do not drink water. Bed bugs will not feed on blood oozing from a cut or wound, or from a dead body. Are bed bugs only active at night?
When you squash any insect, its body fluids come out. The formal word designating this fluid is hemolymph. The formal meaning of the of the word blood is unclear. So instead of answering your question directly, I will give a pedantic explanation o
Mosquitoes. Only female mosquitoes drink blood; they require the protein to produce eggs. Immature mosquitoes, called larvae, live in standing water such as pools, ponds or gutters and feed on organic material in the water. Mosquitoes are attracted to the heat, carbon dioxide and lactic acid that animals produce.