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Feeding Time for Bed Bugs: From Flat to Fat in Minutes

Nematologist/parasitologist Lauren Camp, who received her doctorate at UC Davis last December, volunteered for the bed bug-feeding demonstration. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Brother, sister...can you spare a meal? If you're rearing a bed bug colony, they need blood. Yours, if you don't mind. Someone else's, if there's...

Nematologist/parasitologist Lauren Camp, who received her doctorate at UC Davis last December, volunteered for the bed bug-feeding demonstration. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nematologist/parasitologist Lauren Camp, who received her doctorate at UC Davis last December, volunteered for the bed bug-feeding demonstration. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nematologist/parasitologist Lauren Camp, who received her doctorate at UC Davis last December, volunteered for the bed bug-feeding demonstration. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum visitors crowd around Charlotte Herbert, a graduate student in entomology at UC Davis, as she participates in a bed bug-feeding demonstration. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum visitors crowd around Charlotte Herbert, a graduate student in entomology at UC Davis, as she participates in a bed bug-feeding demonstration. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum visitors crowd around Charlotte Herbert, a graduate student in entomology at UC Davis, as she participates in a bed bug-feeding demonstration. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tabatha Yang (standing at right) explains what bed bug-feeding is all about. Seated is
Tabatha Yang (standing at right) explains what bed bug-feeding is all about. Seated is "blood donor" Lauren Camp. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tabatha Yang (standing at right) explains what bed bug-feeding is all about. Seated is "blood donor" Lauren Camp. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, January 30, 2017 at 4:34 PM

Let the Bed Bugs Bite

Forceps held by Danielle Wishon zero in on a bed bug to be fed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Most of us remember the old nursery rhyme, "Good night, sleep tight, and don't let the bed bugs bite," and vow to do everything we can to avoid...

Forceps held by Danielle Wishon zero in on a bed bug to be fed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forceps held by Danielle Wishon zero in on a bed bug to be fed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forceps held by Danielle Wishon zero in on a bed bug to be fed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bed bug scurries away after taking a blood meal. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bed bug scurries away after taking a blood meal. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bed bug scurries away after taking a blood meal. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two bed bugs on Danielle Wishon's arm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two bed bugs on Danielle Wishon's arm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two bed bugs on Danielle Wishon's arm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Danielle Wishon (foreground at left) answers questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Danielle Wishon (foreground at left) answers questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Danielle Wishon (foreground at left) answers questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, January 13, 2014 at 10:48 PM
 
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