Bed Bugs

Some articles on bed bug, bed bugs, bugs:

Bed Bug Detection Dogs
... Bed bug detection dogs are specially trained by handlers to identify the scent of bed bugs ... With the increased focus on green pest management and integrated pest management, bed bug detection dogs are gaining popularity in North America ... If operators can find out exactly where bed bugs are located, they can minimize the area that needs to be sprayed ...
Cimex - History - 20th Century
... Prior to the mid-20th century, bed bugs were very common. 1933, all the houses in many areas had some degree of bed bug infestation ... The increase in bed bug populations in the early 20th century has been blamed on the advent of electric heating, which allowed bed bugs to thrive ...
Bed Bug
... Bed bugs are parasitic insects of the cimicid family that feed exclusively on blood ... The term most commonly refers to members of the genus Cimex of which Cimex lectularius, the common bed bug, is the best known as it prefers to feed on human blood although other Cimex species are specialized to other ... bat bugs, C ...
Cimex - History
... Bed bugs were mentioned in ancient Greece as early as 400 BC, and were later mentioned by Aristotle ... Natural History, first published circa 77 AD in Rome, claimed bed bugs had medicinal value in treating ailments such as snake bites and ear infections ... Belief in the medicinal use of bed bugs persisted until at least the 18th century, when Guettard recommended their use in the treatment of hysteria.) Bed bugs were first mentioned in ...

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