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- Aak, Anders; Rukke, Bjørn A.; Soleng, Arnulf; Rosnes, Marte K.
- Physiological entomology 2014 v.39 no.3 pp. 199-207
- Cimex lectularius; bioassays; carbon dioxide; control methods; females; gender differences; humans; males; odors
- ... A large‐arena bioassay is used to examine sex differences in spatiotemporal patterns of bed bug Cimex lectularius L. behavioural responses to either a human host or CO₂ gas. After release in the centre of the arena, 90% of newly‐fed bed bugs move to hiding places in the corners within 24 h. They require 3 days to settle down completely in the arena, with generally low activity levels and the absen ...
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