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 without feeding again.

Bedbug Life Cyle Nymph Taking Blood Meal

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