Cimex lectularius


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Ci·mex lec·tu·lar·i·us

the common bedbug.

Cimex lectularius

(si'meks lek-tu-la're-us)
The bedbug; an insect belonging to the order Hemiptera.
Synonym: Acanthia lectularia See: bedbug
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Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) as vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi.Am J Trop Med Hyg 2015 Feb;92(2):331-5.
Laboratory and field evaluation of deltamethrin and bendiocarb to control Cimex lectularius (Heteroptera: Cimicidae).
Practical solutions for treating laundry infested with Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae).
Nymphs of the conmlon bed bug (Cimex lectularius) produce antiaphrodisiac defence against conspecific males.
Cimetics, a firm dedicated solely to combating bed bugs, or cimex lectularius in Latin, was born.
Bedbugs, or Cimex lectularius, are wingless, nocturnal, oval-shaped insects 3-5 mm in size.
Granaria, Tribolium Castaneum, and Cimex Lectularius. The Annals of Applied Biology, Vol.
The common bedbug (Cimex lectularius) is about a quarter-inch long with a reddish-brown, oval, flattened body.
Owners, managers and operators should determine whether bedbugs (Cimex lectularius L.) are covered pests.
Dogs, both men said, are easily trained to detect the scent of bedbugs (officially named Cimex lectularius) in much the same way dogs are trained to detect drugs, bombs and mold - by familiarizing them with the specific smell, and rewarding them with dog treats.