Although most people do not want to look closely at images to bedbugs and their confirming signs making sure your symptoms are bedbug related and not another issue is the essential first step to resolving the problem.

The images below show the classic confirming signs, namely Live samples, cast skins and faecal traces.  If you can not find any of these signs then it may be either a very light infestation or not related to bedbugs.  Live samples and cast skins can be confirmed through our sample ID service and faecal traces with Bedbug Blue™

If your only symptoms are skin reactions please see our section on bedbug bites for further information.

Gallery 1 - Bed Bug signs

Gallery 2 - More Bed Bug signs

Gallery 3 - Commonly mistaken non bed bug artefacts

Other noteworthy galleries

Lou Sorkin - US entomologist and one of the world best bedbug physiologists

Bed Bug Foundation

Gallery 4 - Faecal Traces

Advanced gallery with information faecal trace analysis.  This gallery covers details that may not be needed by the general public and forms part of our advanced educational process.

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