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100 Photos of Beg Bugs [Identification Guide]

Bed bugs are the last kind of infestation most people want to deal with, but getting a positive identification is crucial to treating the problem. People frequently take to the internet to ask “is this a bed bug”?

Visually identifying a bed bug is usually an easy task for those familiar with them. Bed bugs are typically a reddish-brown color, have 6 legs, 2 small antennae, and most often a flat, circular body. Their bodies can also be more like an oval though depending on how recently they have fed and can also appear more of a white/clear color depending on where they are in their lifecycle.

To help you identify what bed bugs look like, here’s a list of 100 photos of bed bugs. Know you have bed bugs? Check out our guide to getting rid of bed bugs.

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This bed bug must have recently fed!

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This bed bug is more like an oval than flat, so it must have fed recently.

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This is a nest with bed bugs of various sizes, shedded skin, and eggs

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Please also take the time to look at our guides for the best steamers for bed bugs and the best vacuums for bed bugs.

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