What do bed bugs look like?

-Anatomy: 6 legs, its head is broadly attached to its body and it has no wings.
-Color: Unfed adults are mahogany to rusty brown; engorged bed bug is red-brown after a blood meal. Nymphs (baby bed bugs) are nearly colorless when they first hatch and become brownish as they mature.
-Shape: Unfed bed bugs are flat; broad oval. Fed bed bugs become swollen and more elongated.
-Size: Adult bed bugs are about 1/4 inch long. Nymphs (baby bed bugs) range from 1.3 mm to 4-5 mm.
-Antennae: Yes – antennae point forward.

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