family Cimicidae


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Related to family Cimicidae: genus Cimex
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Noun1.family 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 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.