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  1. thirdusername

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    Posted 10 months ago
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    Does a female need to have sex for every batch of eggs she lays or does getting fertilized once mean she can lay eggs until she dies?

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    thirdusername - 23 hours ago  » 
    Does a female need to have sex for every batch of eggs she lays or does getting fertilized once mean she can lay eggs until she dies?

    Requires multiple matings over her adult life. A female bed bug doesn't not get all the sperm required for all the eggs she will produce.

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