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Cimex lectularius

(Bed Bug)

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Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Bed Bug

Common Names in French:

Punaise Des Lits

Common Names in German:

Bettwanze

Common Names in Italian:

Cimice

Description

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Habitat

Typically found in the intertidal zone at the water's edge at a mean distance from sea level of -277.58 meters (-910.70 feet).[1]

Biome: Coastal.

Taxonomy

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Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

Last scrutiny: 09-Feb-2007

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Cimex

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 2 species and subspecies in this genus:

C. lectularius (Bed Bug) · C. pilosellus (Bat Bug)

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Further Reading

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Notes

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Contributors

Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal January 31, 2008:

Identifiers

Footnotes

  1. Standard Deviation = 1,156.840 based on 24 observations. Terrestrial altitude and ocean depth information for each observation from British Oceanographic Data Centre. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-04-14