The history of the caught bed bugs: July 31 Bed bugs enter the home unnoticed August 10 (found 3 nymphs) - Nymph 1 (third instar) got squished. - Nymph 2 (fourth instar) taped too aggressively and died - Nymph 3 (fourth instar) molted on August 20th - Skin shedding of Nymph 4 found in luggage - None originated in condo as proven by late stage
OMG Patricia…some of the things you said were a relief and made me chuckle, because it was as if I was writing your words. I am the cant sleep, lay in bed with a flashlight, vacuuming tweaker. I found bed bugs in my 12-yr old sons room about 5 months ago and freaked out!
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During its lifetime, a bed bug will go through the following stages (Starting from the top left, moving counterclockwise): Eggs (1mm). 1st stage nymph (1.5 mm). 2nd stage nymph (2 mm). 3rd stage nymph (2.5 mm). 4th stage nymph (3 mm). 5th stage nymph (4.5 mm). Unfed adult female.
Bed bug eggs are shiny translucent to pearly white in color and are found both in bed bug harborages and locations away from the main population (female bed bugs tend to lay some eggs "away from the crowd"). They have a sticky film when they are first laid to help them adhere to surfaces and this can give them a kind of shiny appearance.
Bed bugs can survive and remain active at temperatures as low as 7°C (46°F), but they die when their body temperatures reaches 45°C (113°F). To kill bed bugs with heat, the room must be even hotter to ensure sustained heat reaches the bugs no matter where they are hiding. Common bed bugs are found almost anywhere their host can live.