Research Confirms First Bed Bug Infestation in Costa Rica in Over 20 Years

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A bed bug infestation hadn’t been seen in Costa Rica since the late 1990s—until now. Researchers at the University of Costa Rica have confirmed that specimens collected from a home near San Jose in 2017 are indeed bed bugs and, surprisingly, of the temperate-zone species Cimex lectularius and not the tropical bed…

Source: Entomology Today

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