Bed Bug Cues and Miscues CTV's Canada AM recent report on the growing bed bug problem, "Don't let them bite: Why bed bugs are worse than ever" delivers sound information and repeats a few perpetual bed bug myths.
Most insect poop isn't large enough to contain whole seeds, but poop from big grasshoppers called "wetas" is an exception to that rule. Scientists found the wetas, which live in New Zealand, can poop viable fruit seeds. The seeds found in weta frass germinate better than seeds which simply fall to the ground.
Bed bugs are small, oval parasitic insects that are light brown or reddish-brown in color but are hard to spot. Nocturnal in nature, they feed and move quickly. As they multiply, bed bugs tend to hang out together until overcrowding forces them into other areas.
Bed bug droppings are not exclusive to just the bed, however. In a heavily infested room, they can show up on the carpet, behind the headboard, along the edges of the wall and anywhere else bed bugs are known to hide. If you suspect an infestation, be sure to check all these places thoroughly for stains.
An Easy Test For Bed Bugs Bed bugs dine on blood. Yours. There is no other food source for a bed bug. They make their home in the area where you sleep. They are most likely to harbor in and around your bed which is near its food supply. Bed bugs are generally nocturnal and go on the hunt for blood at night when you are asleep.
Bed bugs can grow to about 5mm in length, about the same size of an apple pip, and are reddish brown in colour. They are round in shape and really flat, but after having a blood feed, they swell