Cimex lectularius

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Noun1.Cimex lectularius - bug of temperate regions that infests especially beds and feeds on human bloodCimex lectularius - bug of temperate regions that infests especially beds and feeds on human blood
hemipteran, hemipteron, hemipterous insect, bug - insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis
Cimex, genus Cimex - type genus of the Cimicidae: bedbugs
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1993) and in the seminal fluid of Cimex lectularius (Latreille, 1802) (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) (Reinhardt et al.
During the last decade, the hematophagous arthropod Cimex lectularius, known commonly as the bed bug, has undergone a major resurgence in the U.
The developmental stages for bed bugs, Cimex lectularius, are, from left to right, egg, nymphal instars 1 through 5, and adult.
Phylogenetic characterization of two transovarially transmitted endosymbionts of the bedbug Cimex lectularius (Heteroptera: Cimicidae).
The little blood sucking creatures - Cimex lectularius - can lay 400-500 eggs in one year and a study showed two bugs can become 80 bugs within six weeks.
The small reddish-brown insects that feed on blood are known by the scientific name of Cimex lectularius Linnaeus.
Cimetics, a firm dedicated solely to combating bed bugs, or cimex lectularius in Latin, was born.
Infestation from the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius Linnaeus (Hemiptera: Cimicidae), was observed among US forces, contractors, and third country nationals (TCNs).
Before World War 11, the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius, was well established in the United State.