Photo of a male bed bug Cimex lectularius actively performing traumatic insemination on a female bed bug who is positioned above him

Traumatic Insemination in Bed Bugs: An Unusual Reproductive Strategy

How Bed Bugs Reproduce: A Look at Traumatic Insemination. Bed bugs, scientifically known as Cimex lectularius, are small, wingless insects that feed on the blood … Read more