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Cimex

 [si´meks]
a genus of blood-sucking insects (order Hemiptera), the bedbugs. C. lectula´rius is the common bedbug of temperate regions. Other species are limited to tropical and subtropical areas and feed on other animals as well as humans.

Cimex

(sī'meks),
A genus of bedbugs of the family Cimicidae in the order Hemiptera, with flat, reddish-brown, wingless bodies, prominent lateral eyes, a three-jointed beak, and a characteristic odor from thoracic stink glands; an abundant pest in human abodes. Although its bite produces characteristic linear groups of pruritic wheals with a central hemorrhagic punctum, the bedbug is not a proven vector of human disease.
[L. cimex, bug, L. lectulus, a bed]

Cimex

/Ci·mex/ (si´meks) [L.] a genus of blood-sucking insects (order Hemiptera), the bedbugs; it includes C. boue´ti of West Africa and South America, C. lectula´rius, the common bedbug of temperate regions, and C. rotunda´tus of the tropics.

Ci·mex

(sī'meks)
A genus of bedbugs of the family Cimicidae in the order Hemiptera, with flat, reddish-brown, wingless bodies, prominent lateral eyes, a three-jointed beak, and a characteristic odor from thoracic stink glands; an abundant pest in human abodes. Although its bite produces characteristic linear groups of pruritic wheals with a central hemorrhagic punctum, the bedbug is not a proven vector of human disease, with the possible exception of hepatitis B.
Synonym(s): bedbug.
[L. cimex, bug, L. lectulus, a bed]

Cimex

a genus of the insect family Cimicidae.

Cimex hemipterus (Cimex rotundatus)
parasitic bugs of poultry.
Cimex lectularius
blood-sucking insects parasitizing humans for the most part but can affect pigeons and poultry causing anemia, ill thrift and reduced production. Called also bed bugs.
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Assembling and alerting scents produced by the bedbug, Cimex lectularius L.
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The small reddish-brown insects that feed on blood are known by the scientific name of Cimex lectularius Linnaeus.
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and numerous pests of stored products, well-preserved specimens of Cimex, the genus which includes the bed bug were also recovered (FIGURE 1).
The bugs - called cimex lectularius - are about one millimetre long and orange.
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