Typical flattened oval shape
Mahogany to rusty brown then turn red
1/4 of an inch long
Mattresses, furniture, luggage
Bed bugs have been known to be human parasite for thousands of years.
Bed bugs are typically found in beds or small cracks and crevices. They are most commonly found in large infestations.
Found on feathered and furry animals, but feed off of human blood.
Don't take mattresses or padded furniture that has been left at the curb or on the street. Whenever you spend the night away from home, inspect the mattress and headboard before using the bed. Keep pillows and mattresses in preventative encasements.