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Related to Cimicidae: genus Cimex
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Synonyms for Cimicidae

wingless flat-bodied bloodsucking insects

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After the Army Surgeon General's plague grant ended, Ryckman returned to the University of California, Berkeley, where he completed his master's thesis on Cimicidae (bed bugs) and forged ahead with PhD studies under Dr.
Pryfetach parasitig ydi'r pycs sy'n perthyn i'r teulu Cimicidae, ac maen well ganddyn nhw fel rheol fwydo ar waed dynol.
Bed bugs, tiny little rust-colored insects of the Cimicidae family, live by feeding on the blood of humans and other warm-blooded hosts.
Bed bugs, members of the ectoparasites family Cimicidae, live as ectoparasites on birds and mammals (including humans) (Figure 6-82).