Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs

  • Adult is approximately 1/4 inch in length
  • Adults are flat, oval shape and tan to dark brown in color
  • One female will produce about 340 eggs in her lifetime
  • Nymph stage is translucent in color
  • Commonly found in mattresses, boxsprings, headboards and other areas where people rest such as couches and wheelchairs

Bed Bug Eggs

Bed Bug Eggs

  • Approximately 2.5 mm in size
  • Translucent to white in color
  • Adhere to the surface on which they are laid

Bed Bug Staining

Bed Bug Staining

  • Staining is comprised of the excrement of bed bugs
  • Typically dark or rusty in color
  • Stains adhere to the surface and cannot easily be wiped away or cleaned off
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Images are used for educational purposes designed only to help consumers identify pests. Some images appear courtesy of the University of Georgia.