About Bedbugs

Bedbugs and Travel

Bedbugs make their home where ever you sleep and feed from you as you do. Bedbugs have become an outright epidemic for both economy and luxury lodging alike, spreading so quickly that the EPA is holding summits to address the problem. But, just like vampires of fiction, these very real blood suckers can only enter […]

What Are Bed Bugs?

Many people are familiar with the term bed bugs, but since they have been well controlled in the West for many years now, people are often unfamiliar with precisely what these insects are. Many of us will never encounter this tiny, blood sucking insect within our own homes, but when moving and traveling the possibility […]

What are Bedbugs?

Most of us have heard the saying “Good night, don’t let the bedbugs bite.” It is an old saying which actually holds some affection, but the origins of this is based on actual facts. So what are bedbugs? Bedbugs are actually small parasitic insects and come from the family Cimicidae. The insects from this family […]

Bed Bug Facts

Bed Bug Basics Bed bugs are insects that have no wings and a singular source of nutrition – the blood of animals that are warm blooded. These parasites have been plaguing mankind since ancient times. There are over ninety different kinds of bed bugs found all over the world. The most common of them is […]

Bedbug Pictures

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What are Bedbugs?

Bedbugs (or bed bugs) are small parasitic insects of the family Cimicidae. The term usually refers to species that prefer to feed on human blood. All insects in this family live by feeding exclusively on the blood of warm-blooded animals.  The name ‘bedbug’ is derived from the insect’s preferred habitat of houses and especially beds […]