Bed Bugs are surging in the United States. Denver is one of the
cities most affected by recent outbreaks of these blood-sucking
insects. DMNS has produced a short video about the problem, the
first Science Bite this year. Some more information about the problem can be found in
the June/July number of the Museum magazine Catalyst.
Cranshaw, W.S., Camper, M. & Peairs, F. 2011. Bat Bugs, Bed Bugs and Relatives. Colorado
State University Extension, Home & Garden Insect Series no.
5.574. 6 pp. [helps to identify bed bugs, if you have a
Krell, F.T. 2011. Bedbugs bite. Catalyst, Denver Museum of
Nature & Science Magazine June/July 2011: 12.
Maestre, R.H. 2011. The Bed Bug Book. The Complete Guide to
Prevention and Extermination. New York: Skyhorse Publishing. 181
Potter, M.F. 2011. The history of bed bug management - with lessons
from the past. American Entomologist 57: 14-25.