Cimex lectularius

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Synonyms for Cimex lectularius

bug of temperate regions that infests especially beds and feeds on human blood

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Aims of this study were: to record the resistance status of Cimex lectularius L.
Sensitivity to bites by the bed bug, Cimex lectularius.
Practical solutions for treating laundry infested with Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae).
Phylogenetic characterization of Wolbachia symbionts infecting Cimex lectularius L.
The little blood sucking creatures - Cimex lectularius - can lay 400-500 eggs in one year and a study showed two bugs can become 80 bugs within six weeks.
The common bed bug, Cimex lectularius, is a wingless, reddish-brown insect that requires blood meals from humans, other mammals, or birds to survive (1).
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.
Infestation from the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius Linnaeus (Hemiptera: Cimicidae), was observed among US forces, contractors, and third country nationals (TCNs).
Before World War 11, the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius, was well established in the United State.
These compounds are believed to have insecticidal activity against the adult insects Cimex lectularius and Musca domestica, it repels termites and acts as an acaricide and nematicide against Meloidogyne spp.