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Common Bed Bug

Cimex lectularius


Oval to nearly round, paper thin from top to bottom, reddish brown in color as shown. Largest individuals about 5 millimeters in length, smallest only 1 mm.


Specimens obtained during patient intake at a local healthcare facility.


Exact location shall remain undisclosed for obvious reasons; but Colorado is a hotbed of bed bug activity (no pun intended).

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1 Comment

StephenSolomons 6 years ago

So that's what they look like, thanks BugEric

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Mar 27, 2014
Submitted on Apr 1, 2014

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