Bed Bugs are common pests spread across the world. The reports of increasing number of infestations are increasing worldwide and have turned a serious problem. These wingless pests are good runners and can grow up to 4-5mm in length. Before you start bed bug treatments, you must be able to identify the pests. There are two types of Australian Bed Bugs species that feed on human blood!
Cimex lectularius is the common bed bug that feeds on humans, bats, and birds. This species target the organisms having relatively high body temperature. Humans are the primary hosts for these bugs.
Cimex hemipterus are tropical bed bugs predominantly found in the tropical regions. This species of bed bugs are nidicolous parasites that live in the same environment with their hosts. The tropical bed bugs feed at night and can travel up to 20 feet to the sleeping hosts.
To learn more about the pests, take a look at the Bed Bugs Australia Pictures and know how do they look!