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Synonyms for bedbug

bug of temperate regions that infests especially beds and feeds on human blood

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She said the school had been "forced to take desperate action to eliminate a four-year-long ordeal of bedbug infestations".
Furthermore, fossil evidence of a bedbug ancestor, Quasicimex eilapinastes, leads researchers to believe that bedbugs have been around for longer than the 50 to 60 million-year-old bats, which scientists had originally presumed were the original hosts of bedbugs.
The team also found that the two major bedbug pests of humans - the common and the tropical bedbug - are much older than humans.
Cruz added that their big group of 40 suffered from the numerous bedbug bites on their bodies.
Bedbugs Join Dogs, Deer, Birds, Cats in Keeping Insurance Claims Folks Up at Night
In its countersuit and in its statement, Charlestown and Erickson tout their cleanliness standards, saying they educate residents on maintaining a "safe environment" in their homes and in Charlestown and allege Reid did not report the bedbug infestation in a timely manner.
I heard they have bedbugs. There is NO WAY they will be clean come visit time.
In 2013 it was 177, 2014 - 182, 2015 - 188, 2016 - 200 and 2017 - 175 The official statistics from Coventry City Council for 2017 show the full extent of the bedbug problem, and a postcode for each call.
EPA Bedbug Clearinghouse articles Offers articles, brochures, checklists, factsheets, manuals, posters, presentations, videos, and websites.
In my childhood I thought a bedbug was a kind of mythological creature due to the rhyme, "Good night, sleep tight and don't let the bedbugs bite."
A bedbug is a small, dark red, and oval-shaped insect that looks similar to a tick.
She says: "I pulled back the sheets and was horrified to see a bedbug fat with my blood scurrying through the covers.
Her doctors suggested it was bedbug bites and gave her a cream.
Dubai's bedbug infestation issues have spurned the growth of over 100 pest control companies that operate in the emirate, which are evaluated on a 100-point scale every three months.