Cimex lectularius

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Ci·mex lec·tu·lar·i·us

the common bedbug.

Cimex lectularius.

See bedbug.

Cimex lectularius

(si'meks lek-tu-la're-us)
The bedbug; an insect belonging to the order Hemiptera.
Synonym: Acanthia lectularia See: bedbug


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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On the behavior and sensory physiology of the bedbug Cimex lectularius L.
Laboratory and field evaluation of deltamethrin and bendiocarb to control Cimex lectularius (Heteroptera: Cimicidae).
Identification of the airborne aggregation pheromone of the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius.
Biology and management of the bed bug, Cimex lectularius L.
The bed bug - official name cimex lectularius - can cause such extreme irritation that victims find it difficult to sleep and are left feeling listless.
Researchers at UCC who identified the insect as cimex lectularius said it can also carry diseases such as yellow fever and relapsing fever.
Two bed bug species use human hosts for a blood meal: the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius L.
Caption: Three to 12 minutes is enough for Cimex lectularius to use its long piercing mouthparts (shown in a false-color image) for a stealthy blood heist.
Characteristics of Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae), infestation and dispersal in a high-rise apartment building.
The common bedbug Cimex lectularius Linnaeus 1758 (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) is a globally re-emerging pest of serious public health concern.
Mitochondrial and ribosomal internal transcribed spacer 1 diversity of Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae).