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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Image Number D2738-1

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Image Number D2738-1

A shed skin from a bed bug. ARS scientists collected these skins and isolated chemicals involved in bed bug behavior, including aggregation. The arrows point to the bug’s dorsal abdominal glands, which secrete the chemicals.


Photo by Mark Feldlaufer.

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Last Modified: 1/23/2013
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