photos of signs of bed bugs

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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bed bugs in the media: the Today Show, Tuesday morning

November 19, 2007

There is a segment planned for NBC’s Today Show tomorrow about bed bugs. I am sure it is a coincidence that I criticized Meredith Viera’s recent recommendation on the Today show that viewers recycle used mattresses via Craigslist and Freecycle. But I am glad they’re doing it, all the same. Update 11/20: University of California […]

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close up bed bug with eggs

August 8, 2007

close up bed bug with eggs Originally uploaded by louento.pix Close up of single female bug on mattress. She is upside down and eggs are below her head and elsewhere. photo: L.Sorkin To see even more close up: click photo, then “all sizes” then “large.”

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closeup of female bed bug with eggs

August 8, 2007

closeup of female bed bug with eggs Originally uploaded by louento.pix Female from below piping and sitting over eggs. Zoom in on bug and see eggs, many of which are full, some empty. Fecal drops also visible. photo: L.Sorkin (Click photo, click “all sizes”, then “large” to zoom in!)

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More of Lou Sorkin’s photos

August 8, 2007

side of mattress with bed bugs Originally uploaded by louento.pix Female with eggs under piping (near top edge, left). Many bed bugs near right side in middle area between top and bottom of mattress. (Click photo, click “all sizes”, then “large” to zoom in!)

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Important new page: photos of bed bugs, and signs of bed bugs

August 7, 2007

I just compiled a new page, to pull together a lot of the best photos we have blogged in the past, of bed bugs, fed and unfed nymphs, eggs, cast skins, and feces. I wanted this to be easily accessible to our newcomers (“newbites”). But I hope everyone will have a look and recommend anything […]

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Amazing photos from Lou Sorkin

August 7, 2007

close up of lounge chair staples Originally uploaded by louento.pix Click the photo to get all sizes of the photo, and then select “large” for the best view. This one shows a lounge chair–do you see the staples–the same ones from the previous entry? You can see nymphs, shed skins, hatched eggs, and feces. The […]

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lounge chair fabric

August 7, 2007

lounge chair fabric Originally uploaded by louento.pix Detail of the same lounge chair. Thanks to Lou Sorkin for the amazing bed bug photos!

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blood smears on pillow

August 7, 2007

blood smears on pillow Originally uploaded by louento.pix Lou Sorkin’s photo of blood smears on a pillow. Click to enlarge.

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