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2012-04-10 23:00:24

Bed bugs were discovered for the second time this academic year at the University of Denver.

2012-04-08 23:00:05

Warm weather increases bed bug risks by shortening the incubation period of the pests' eggs.

2012-03-27 23:00:19

Second case of bed bugs was reported at Riley Hospital for Children.

2012-03-26 23:00:18

Bed bugs were discovered in the University of Texas in San Antonio for the fourth time.

2012-03-25 23:00:05

The health department of San Francisco is proposing changes to the city's bed bug rules and regulations.

2012-03-23 23:00:15

Two men in Indianapolis ended up with a burned house after they attempted to get rid of bed bugs in their chairs and couch by setting them up on fire.

2012-03-22 23:00:30

A Severn mother gets the favor of the jury in a bed bug case against a furniture store and gets $225,000 for the damages.

2012-03-20 23:01:36

To date, the bed bug problem in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is costing the school $300,000 for treatment.


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2005-09-09 11:58:43

Reduviidae is a family of predatory insects in the suborder Heteroptera. It includes assassin bugs and wheel bugs (genera include Arilus, Melanolestes, Psellipus, Reduvius, Rhiginia, Sinea, Triatoma, and Zelus), ambush bugs (genera include Apiomerus and Phymata), and thread-legged bugs (the subfamily Emesinae, including the genus Emesaya). Physical characteristics There are more than 150 species in North America alone, with species existing all over the world. Adult bugs often range...

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2005-08-25 11:19:50

The Madagascar hissing cockroach (Gromphadorhina portentosa) is a large cockroach which is originally from the island of Madagascar off the African coast. They are large and wingless and grow up to 2.5" in length and are brown to black in color. The insect makes a hissing sound for communication. They can live up to two years. It is a very popular pet because of its hissing sound and large size, and interesting appearance. It has become a popular insect in Hollywood movies, featured...

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2005-08-25 11:12:07

The Jerusalem cricket (Stenopelmatus) is a genus of large, flightless insects native to western United States, along the Pacific Coast, and south into Mexico. Because of its large, human-like head, it is commonly called the nino de la tierra (Spanish for "child of the earth"), or wó see ts'inii (Navajo for "skull insect"). It is also often called the potato bug, or alternatively the old bald-headed man. Despite their name, Jerusalem crickets are not true crickets. Also, Potato bugs are...

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