Cimicidae


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Related to Cimicidae: genus Cimex
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Noun1.Cimicidae - wingless flat-bodied bloodsucking insects
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Hemiptera, order Hemiptera - plant bugs; bedbugs; some true bugs; also includes suborders Heteroptera (true bugs) and Homoptera (e.g., aphids, plant lice and cicadas)
Cimex, genus Cimex - type genus of the Cimicidae: bedbugs
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First records of the bat bug Cacodmus vicinus (Heteroptera: Cimicidae) from Europe and further data on its distribution.
These studies report that exposure of the patient to other environmental factors, such as other hematophagous insects (triatominae and Cimicidae) and rustic dwellings, with thatched roofs and adobe walls, are relevant in the onset of Pemphigus (10).
Rasgon, "Wolbachia infections in the Cimicidae: Museum specimens as an untapped resource for endosymbiont surveys," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol.
Of these ectoparasites species, six were blood-feeding species: Diptera (Icosta americana); Hemiptera (Cimicidae gen.
Bed bugs (often misspelled as bedbugs) are small, oval-shaped, wingless insects that belong to the Cimicidae. The life cycle stages of a bed bug are egg, nymph, and adult.
Bed bugs belong to the family Cimicidae and there are two species involved in the modern resurgence; the Common bed bug, Cimex lectularius and the Tropical bed bug, Cimex hemipterus.
The life-history and ecology of the cliff swallow bug, Oeciacus vicarious (Hemiptera: Cimicidae).
The resurgence of bedbugs, Cimex spp (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) in Australia, Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Urban Pests.
Laboratory and field evaluation of deltamethrin and bendiocarb to control Cimex lectularius (Heteroptera: Cimicidae).
Bed bugs (Hemiptera: Cimicidae): An evidence-based analysis of the current situation.