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Bed bugs are insects. Although they are small, you can see them with your naked eyes. A mature bed bug can grow up to 1/4 inch (4mm) in length and half in width. They're generally oval-shaped with a flat bottom and flat tops. The hatchlings may be as small as the size of an apple seed. They have hairy hairs that are tiny. Click here

They shed their skins as they reach adulthood. Initially after the molting they are whitish or light tan in color. As time goes by they begin to change into a dark brown or burnt orange color. They also have a semi-transparent appearance, meaning that the blood that is sucked from hosts can be seen as a black or dark red patch within their bodies. They do not have wings and cannot fly, as opposed to most insects. They have been known to hide in cracks and crevices that are dark, or to seek refuge.

Parasites are bed bugs. They are parasites which means they depend on other animals for their existence. However, they do not return anything to their host. The blood of warm-blooded animals is what bed bugs eat. The two major groups of warm blooded animals they favor are mammals and birds. The common bed bug that can be found in human homes is called Cimex Lectularius.

Bed bugs are only one of the many bugs that live in human homes. But they are found in virtually every country in every continent. A small portion of human homes are actually infested by bed bugs at the present in the developed countries, however lately there has been an increase in the amount of them.

Bed bugs that invade human homes generally attempt to sucking blood at night while the host is asleep. The bites aren't painful. Repeated biting can cause small lesions similar to those caused by flea bites as well as mosquito bites. The body's reaction to bites by bed bugs saliva triggers the lesions.

It is difficult to determine the identity of the insect from the bite marks. If the inhabitants of a home have reported insect bites in the evening, the most effective method to determine whether there is a bed bug infestation is to find live bed bugs. To locate the bed bugs, bedrooms and beds are to be carefully assessed. The seams and linings of the mattress and bed linen as well as crevices and corners within the bed and nearby furniture, curtains and wallpapers, are the most frequent hiding places for bed bugs. This is also in which their eggs could be discovered. Other signs of their presence include cast off skins, and distinctive dark brown or red marks left on the bed linen as a result of their excrement. If there is an extensive infestation, bed bugs can be identified by the smell they emit that is similar to the odor given off by coriander leaves.

When live specimens have been collected, they can be compared with reference images of bedbugs for specific identification. If there is no way to identify bedbugs done using this method, an experienced entomologist must be sought out. These infections can be addressed by a variety of techniques once they are identified. Visit this link
Topic revision: r1 - 2021-07-12 - HuonG989
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