If you're reading this article, then it's likely you have experienced (or are currently experiencing) a run in with bed bugs. To help you out, we've curated 53 of the best images and pictures of bed bugs I could find that showcase what a bed bug looks like so hopefully you can identify what it is that's pestering you.
Bed bugs are tiny insects that live in bedding materials and feed on humans at night while they sleep. After eating, they scurry back to their hiding places until their meal is digested. Since bed bugs feed on blood, they leave behind small brown stain spots in their feces. These can remain long after the insects have been eliminated.
Bed bugs themselves are very small insects; the size of a small tick or a roach hatchling. Their feces, on the other hand, will be even smaller. However, identifying bed bug feces may be the only indication you get that you have an infestation. Even though bed bugs bite us and take our blood,
How to get rid of bed bugs - the signs that say you have them, and how to prevent them. Bites, blood spots on the bed sheets, black spots on the mattress these are all signs of a bed bug
The dark splotches on your mattress, bedspread, and pillows come from the feces of bed bugs that have been feeding on you during the night. Cold water washing might do the trick for fresh, light stains.