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How to Identify a Bed Bug Infestation

Business-gift/">bed bugs are insects that feed on human blood and other pets and animals. Lots of people never realize they have them until the population develops into an infestation.

There is a bed bug infestation characterized by:

1. A pungent odor

As there is a moldy shoe odor connected with an infestation hence an odor described.

2. Physical evidence

The indication of a bed bug infestation is evidence of these pests. The bug is distinctive and can be seen with the eyes. It’s a wingless insect about the size of an apple seed. The insect has a structure that is oval and is reddish-brown in color.

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Since its meal is digested by the insect its body flattens and it becomes darker in color. There is A nymph-like them except for color and its size. After it feeds the nymph is translucent in color and changes.

Eggs are white in color and approximately. Where they’re laid, the eggs have. The eggs aren’t observable with the naked eyes and about the size of a few grains of salt and are tiny.

Cast skins off

Each mattress bug goes through 5 immature stages (instars). In other words, until it will become an insect must throw off its exoskeleton 5 days. Nymphs have to eat a blood meal grow and to molt to the next lifespan.

Within an infestation that is established, you will find hundreds of skins in which the pests aggregate. The exoskeleton is the form of the bed bug. There’ll be different sizes depending on the life stage of this nymph that is molted.

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