The Influence of Temperature, Submersion and Burial on the Survival of Eggs and Larvae of Cimex lectularius

A. W. Bacot
1914 Bulletin of entomological research  
These experiments were performed in response to a question submitted to me from the Royal Sanitary Institute. The point at issue was the possibility of eggs of the common bed-bug, Cimex lectularius, surviving the process of house-destruction, when the plaster from old walls, on which eggs had been laid, was broken down and remixed with fresh mortar for making the partitions of rooms in new tenements; such survival having been given as an explanation for previously unoccupied houses being
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doi:10.1017/s0007485300033952 fatcat:k63qnbgsojcmxkupzylt3i6y3u