Photos of 1st, 2nd, 3rd instar bed bug nymphs along with waste and exuviae

August 14, 2011

American Museum of Natural History Entomologist Lou Sorkin has shared the following photos with us, to better illustrate the relative sizes of bed bugs, waste and exuviae (cast skins). The descriptions below come from Lou himself. Image 1- Now 2nd and 3rd instar bed bug nymphs Front face of 1/4 inch square graph paper (not […]

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Photos of bed bugs in a wooden bed frame, head board, and box spring

February 21, 2009

The following photos come from Lou Sorkin — pictures of bed bugs and eggs harboring in a bed (headboard, frame, mattress, etc.). All photos and descriptions above courtesy of Louis Sorkin, All Rights Reserved. Many thanks to Lou, for sharing these with us! (All descriptions follow the photo they describe.) Bed frame, headboard & box […]

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Hotel headboard and mattress photos: bed bug evidence

January 8, 2009

If you’re looking for signs of bed bugs, one of the most common signs you might see is their feces. Here are some photos showing bed bug fecal stains on a headboard and mattress in a hotel room: Photo credit for all three photos goes to David James of Packtite. Thanks, David, for sharing them! […]

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Potter’s Studies on Suspend, Kicker, Phantom, Bedlam, Sterifab; new information about bed bug behavior

December 20, 2007

Richard Kramer reports to PCTOnline about PestWorld 2007. Below are some interesting notes from Dr. Mike Potter et al., University of Kentucky at PestWorld 2007 (October) in PCTOnline. The headlines are all mine, the indented quotes are all from the PCTOnline report detailing Dr. Potter’s presentations at PestWorld. Efficacy study of Suspend and Kicker: fine […]

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