Baby bed bugs are small version of bed bugs. It has some interesting life span. Basically Bed bugs passes total 7 stages in his life time and total baby bed bugs is 5 stage. After the eggs an adult bed bugs overcome 5 stages. This article will cover total 5 stages of this little bed bugs.
Baby bed bugs:
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An adult female bed bugs produce 2 or 3 eggs daily and in her life time she produces near about 500 eggs. Baby bed bugs never passes his next stage before taking one meal at least. The eggs of bed bugs are white and brown mixed color and this little bed bugs are light brown color. As like an adult bed bugs, baby bears the same structure as like 6 legs. The size of baby bugs starts from 1mm and before adult it increase up to 4mm to 5mm.
Technically, baby bed bugs are named Nymphs. Nymphs is not any species of bed bugs. Someone thinks so. It’s only the popular name of Bay bed bugs.
Life cycle of baby bed bugs:
Baby bed bugs are small in size and can crawl to move. They pass from 1st stage (new born) to 5th stage (teen bed bugs). They feed with blood. In every stage they have to take at least one meal to go next stage. When they take meal their body changes in reddish color. A little bed bugs can live 1 or 2 month without feeding. Normally they can take one meal daily. The best temperature for baby bed bugs are 10 Degree C or 50 Degree F to grow up quickly.
After passing every stage little bed bugs turn darker too darker from light brown color.
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Host of baby little bed bugs:
Baby bed bugs can hide themselves. When they take meal they go to their host and generally they search the nearest host to hide. When they find humans they try to make their living place. Normally the bed, carpet, pillow is the most popular hiding place of little bed bugs.
Some myths about baby bed bugs:
We’ve some myths about little bed bugs and we should clear us to get rid of them permanently. Lets know…
1. Do baby bed bugs bite?
-Yes! This small bed bugs bites to feed and grow up. Though they can live one or two month without feeding and they want to take meal one times per day if they have opportunities.
2. Can little bed bugs move or how they move?
–The Answer is Yes! They can move and they move like adult bed bugs. So they move by crawling.
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3. Can baby bugs seen?
–Yes! You can see this little bed bugs. Though the egg is too small. But when they grow up they be identified. If you see them in a dark place, then it’s tough to identify them
and the 1st stage is confused us most of the time.
4. Can baby bugs identifiable?
–Yes! Though they are small in size, but it can be identified. They are brown light color and when they take feed it turns into reddish color.
5. So baby bed bugs hide?
–The answer is Yes! They can hide themselves after feeding or for defensive purpose.
6. Is nymphs the species of bed bugs?
–No! Nymphs is not a species of bed bugs. It’s only called the little version of bed bugs. So baby bed bugs are nymphs.
At the end, I’ll tell that baby bed bugs (Nymphs) are only the mini version of bed bugs and they can move, feed as like adult bed bugs.
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