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125. What Do Bed Bug Looks Like? Where Do Bed Bugs Come From?


To avoid bedbug bites, at first you have to recognize bed bugs clearly. Don’t be confused with other bugs as bed bugs. These are very smaller as an apple seed in size, very much irritating in our usual life. Fortunately there are several ways to prevent and get rid of them. To help you recognize bed bugs easily we have given few pictures of different stages in life cycle.
What Are Bed Bugs?

Bed bugs are flat, brown, wingless and about 5 mm or one fourth of an inch in size. They are shiny reddish-brown in color, and have 6 legs. But while have a good serving of blood they appear dark brown. They are elliptical-shaped, about the size of an apple seed. Adult bed bugs are coffee color and turn into reddish after feeding. Young bedbugs are called Nymphs, discard their skins five times before reaching in maturity. Each time of discarding skins they need a meal of blood.
How it looks like?
Bed Bugs Pictures While matured
Male and female bed bugs look like the picture given here.

Female is larger than male and lay 20 eggs per day.
Recently hatched bed bugs

Recently hatched bed bugs are colorless excluding after feedings. They can be seen with the human eyes, but they are smart enough to hide them fast before you observe them nicely.
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Recently hatched bed bugs

Bedbugs are blood-sucking insects may enter at your homes unknowingly with a piece of luggage from your recent trip, or someone’s clothing who already infested. There are a lot of ways that bed bugs can infest your home.
Actual size of bed bugs

As you can see that a full size bed bug is 5 mm. So they are smaller than that in earlier and difficult to see with normal eyes.
Bed bug life cycle

Like other insects they have 5 stages in their life cycle.
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Bed bug life cycle

1. Eggs

2. Larva

3. Nymph

4. Adult before feeding

5. Adult after feeding
What do Bedbug bites look like?

To avoid bedbug bites, at first you have to recognize bed bug bites clearly. Don’t be confused with other bug bites as bed bugs. These are very smaller as an apple seed in size, very much irritating in our usual life. Fortunately there are several ways to prevent and get rid of them. To help you recognize bed bug bites easily we have given several pictures in different organs of the body.
Tips & Warnings:

Although, Bed bugs are intolerant of very cold temperatures, it requires two weeks of continuous freezing temperatures to kill bed bugs and their eggs. So, don’t freeze your belongings in an effort to kill bed bugs and their eggs. Instead, try to kill them with high temperature.
There are several DIY methods explained in our channel and website. Follow any one to remove bedbug infestation. Sometimes, it’s difficult to eliminate without Professional assistance. So, if you can afford take professional help.

Disclaimer:

No accuracy warranty of any information provided here. This is not a medical advice, for information purpose only. Always ask your doctor for medical treatment while necessary.
Sources of Information:

01. Integrated Pest Management – Bed Bugs Removal Guide

02. Photo: Google Images – unrestricted

03. The Ohio Department of Aging.

04. South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

05. United States Environmental Protection Agency.