Photo depicting Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs

Photo: Bed bugs on a ruler.

Bed bugs on a ruler.

Photo: One hatched and two unhatched eggs.

One hatched and two unhatched eggs.

Photo: All stages after feeding.

All stages after feeding.

Photo: Bed bugs on a pencil.

Bed bugs on a pencil.

Photo: Shed skins.

Shed skins.

Photo: Eggs in a radio cover.

Eggs in a radio cover.

Photo: Eggs and nymphs.

Eggs and nymphs.

Photo: Adult bed bug.

Adult bed bug.

Photo: Adult bed bug on a ruler.

Adult bed bug on a ruler.

Infestation

Photo: Bed bugs on a mattress corner.

Bed bugs on a mattress corner.

Photo: Seam of the bed encasement.

Seam of the bed encasement.

Photo: Box spring support.

Box spring support.

Photo: Infested foam pad.

Infested foam pad.

Photo: Infested wheelchair.

Infested wheelchair.

Photo: Underside of an armrest of a sofa.

Underside of an armrest of a sofa.

Photo: Underside of an alarm clock.

Underside of an alarm clock.

Photo: Toilet seat.

Toilet seat.

Photo: Toilet seat hinges.

Toilet seat hinges.

Photo: Milk crate used to support a bed.

Milk crate used to support a bed.

Photo: Headboard.

Headboard.

Monitoring

Photo: An interceptor under a bed leg.

An interceptor under a bed leg.

Photo: Climbup interceptors under a sofa.

Climbup interceptors under a sofa.

Photo: Two weeks after installation.

Two weeks after installation.

Photo: An adult bedbug and a first instar nymph in a climbup interceptor.

An adult bedbug and a first instar nymph in a Climbup interceptor.

Photo: Inverted cat feeder for catching bed bugs.

Inverted cat feeder for catching bed bugs.

Photo: Bed bugs caught in an inverted cat feeder overnight.

Bed bugs caught in an inverted cat feeder overnight.

Symptoms

Photo: Bites on neck.

Bites on neck.

Photo: Bites on leg.

Bites on leg.

Photo: One day after being bitten from bedbugs in a jar.

One day after being bitten from bedbugs in a jar.

Photo: Three days after being bitten from bedbugs in a jar.

Three days after being bitten from bedbugs in a jar.

Photo: Five days after being bitten from bedbugs in a jar.

Five days after being bitten from bedbugs in a jar.

Photo: Arm, 8 months after being bitten.

Arm, 8 months after being bitten.

Photo: Allergic reaction from bed bug bites.

Allergic reaction from bed bug bites.

Treatment

Photo: Treating couch with steam.

Treating couch with steam.

Photo: Encasement and decluttering.

Encasement and decluttering.

Photo: Applying insecticide dust to an outlet.

Applying insecticide dust to an outlet.

Photo: Excessive insecticide dust on the floor.

Excessive insecticide dust on the floor.

Photo: DDT treatment in 1940s.

DDT treatment in 1940s.


  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences