What do Bed Bugs Look like?

What do Bed Bugs Look like?

bed-bugBed Bugs – What do they look like?

Adult bed bugs typically are:

  • Close to the size of an apple seed
  • Long and brown, an oval shaped body that is normally flat if it has not fed recently
  • If they have fed recently they are more balloon like in a reddish brown color
  • They have a smelly musty-sweetish odor that is produced through glands on the lower side of the body

Young bed bugs sometimes called nymphs typically are:

  • Smaller, whitish yellow in color or sometimes translucent
  • If they have not fed recently they can be very hard to see

Bed bugs over all are:

  • Tiny like the size of a pinhead
  • Pearl white in color
  • Marked by an eye spot if more than 5 days old

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