Know Your Pest

Bedbug (Cimexhemipterus)


Adults are 4-5 mm long, wingless, rounded, flat and reddish-brown. New hatched nymphs are translucent; nymphs resemble the adults and grow through 5 moults before reaching maturity.

Life Span:

Eggs (up to 350), 0.8-1.3mm long, ink-bulb-shaped, laid in cracks and crevices near host and cemented in place by glue; 5 nymphal stages lasting up to 50 days; adults can live for more than 1 year without feeding.