Sunday, April 25, 2021

Answer to Case 636

 Answer to the Parasite Case of the Week 636: Cimex sp. 

Given the location (hotel in North America), this is most likely Cimex lectularis, the common bed bug.  However, we would want to have a closer examination to be sure. It looks like we have a couple of different life cycle stages here. Also, at least one squished well-fed one - nice job Geno!  

Here is a good resource for information.

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