According to lead researcher Camilla Ryne, bedbugs are notoriously undiscerning about who they mount, and are accustomed to stab their penis straight into another male's abdomen...
Males with blocked glands were mounted as often as other males, but for longer and suffered more wounds.
'This is the first time I've seen an alarm pheromone used as a sexual one,' New Scientist quoted Ryne as saying.
New discovery may help deal with bedbug infestation
Today is 18th December 2009
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