Bed Bug Research

 

Bed bug, Cimex lectularius L.

     Cimex lectularius L. (Heteroptera: Cimicidae) is a hematophagous parasite of humans and has regained worldwide attention due to its recent resurgence.  Research has been conducted on bed bug population genetics, use of bed bugs for forensics, and bed bug insecticide resistance.


University of Arkansas, Department of Entomology, Insect Genetics Lab

University of Arkansas, Department of Entomology, Livestock Entomology Lab

Texas A&M University, Department of Entomology, Center for Urban & Structural Entomology

Insect Genetics Lab