Bed Bugs and Airplanes
Jeffrey White Weighs In on Forbes Magazine Article About Bed Bugs and Airplanes
Bed Bug Particulars
Most people find bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) a most disagreeable house guest. These parasites are usually no more than a quarter inch in length in their adult state and can engorge themselves with human blood in less than 15 minutes causing their bodies to fill to as much as three times its usual size. Fully engorged bed bugs bear little resemblance to their original state and are often thought to be a different insect altogether. Ever wonder about the feeding process?