Stuff we read about bed bugs.

Alcock, J. 2005. Animal Behvior: An Evolutionary Approach, Eighth Edition. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates.

Ford, Brian J. and Debbie J. Stokes.  Bug's Eye View.  In Focus, Issue 3, Sept 2006.

Morrow, Edward H. and Goran Arnqvist.  Costly traumatic insemination and a female counter-adaptation in bed bugs. Royal Society of London, 270, 23772381 2003.

Siva-Jothy, Michael T. and Alastair D. Stutt.  Traumatic insemination and sexual conflict in the bed bug Cimex lectularius.  PNAS 2001;98;5683-5687 

Siva-Jothy Michael T. and Klaus Reinhardt. Biology of the Bed Bugs (Cimicidae).  Reviews in advance. 24 August 2006 

Siva-Jothy, M. T.  Trauma, disease and collateral damage: conflict in cimicids.  Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society.  361: 269–275, Published online 4 January 2006

Tatarnic, Nikolai J., Gerasimos Cassis, and Dieter F. Hochuli.  Traumatic insemination in the plant bug genus Coridromius Signoret (Heteroptera: Miridae)  Biol. Lett. (2006) 2, 58–61

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Figure 1: Morrow and Arnqvist 2003.
Figure 2: Siva-Jothy 2006.

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Figure 1: Siva-Jothy 2006.
Figure 2: Morrow and Arnqvist 2003.