Cimex hemipterus

Cimex hemipterus

a bedbug frequently found in the tropics.
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Cimex hemipterus was first documented in Gainesville, Florida, in 1938 with several other reports of this species across the state occurring in the 1930s and early 1940s, including in Alachua, Pinellas, Polk, and Sarasota counties (Hixson 1943).
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. They are wingless insects with an oval-flat shape that allows them to hide in narrow cracks and crevices.
Bedbugs (Cimex hemipterus) live in cracks and crevices of sorts such as walls, beds, sitting objects, carpets, electrical switches, cup-boards, wooden articles, and the micro-ecological conditions close to the human being.
A homeowners guide to human bed bugs, Cimex lectularius L., Cimex hemipterus Fabr.
In addition, 1 Cimex hemipterus bed bug (3%) (1/39), collected from a household in S1 in February 2012, tested positive.
Potential for insect transmission of HIV: Experimental exposure of Cimex hemipterus and Toxorhynchites amboinensis to human immunodeficiency virus.
and the tropical bed bug Cimex hemipterus (Fabricius), feed upon human blood (Delaunay et al.
Pyrethroid resistance in tropical bedbugs (Cimex hemipterus) associated with use of treated bednets.
High prevalence of bedbugs Cimex hemipterus and Cimex lectularis in camps for internally displaced persons in Freetown, Sierra Leone: a pilot humanitarian investigation.
Approximately seven different species of bedbug feed on human blood, but the two most common species are Cimex lectularis and Cimex hemipterus (Cleary, 2004).
* About seven different species of bedbug feed on human blood, but the two most common species are Cimex lectularis and Cimex hemipterus.
High prevalence of bed bugs Cimex hemipterus and Cimex lectularis in camps for internally displaced persons in Freetown, Sierra Leone: a pilot humanitarian investigation.