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Bed Bug egg, nymph, adult

Observe bed bugs in the various stages of their lifecycle - egg stage, nymph stage, and full adult stage. Bed bugs that have a feeding source exhibit a life span of between 3 and 4 months. If no food source is readily available, bedbugs can enter a dormant stage an...

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Bed Bug Life Cycle: Bed Bugs in all Sizes

Range of sizes of a bed bug during its life cycle. In the egg stage, bed bugs are microscopic, but when they reach adult stage, they are easily visible to the naked eye, at about 1/4 of an inch long.Related articles in the Bed Bug Knowledge Center: Bed Bug BitesBed...

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Bed Bug Life Cycle: Adult and Nymph Bed Bugs

Adult and nymph bed bugs. Nymph-stage bed bugs are capable of feeding immediately after hatching, and can go months without a blood meal.Related articles in the Bed Bug Knowledge Center: Bed Bug BitesBed Bug Feeding HabitsBed Bug Detection 

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Bed Bug Life Cycle: Nymph Bed Bug Taking Blood Meal

Dorsal view of a bed bug nymph, Cimex lectularius, as it is in the process of ingesting a blood meal from the arm of a “voluntary” human host, which could be seen filling the insect’s abdomen. Once engorged, the bug can go up to a year and 3 months wit...

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