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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Bed bugs (often misspelled as bedbugs) are small, oval-shaped, wingless insects that belong to the Cimicidae.
Tenders are invited for cimicidae eradication services for the period of august 1, 2017 through july 31, 2018 and includes provisions for contract renewal for a maximum contract life of up to five years.
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.