Bed Bug Starvation Diet

Underside of Immature Bed Bug

Bed bugs and many other blood feeders only stay on their hosts long enough to feed, then retreat to a protective harborage to digest their food. After the blood meal is digested, the bed bug must once again locate a host. This arrangement works well for rapid growth and development if the host can always be found nearby at night. However, humans are mobile. We take vacations, travel and may be away from home for extended periods. During such periods, bed bugs…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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