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Cimex lectularius

(Bed Bug)

Overview

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Common Names

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Common Names in Afrikaans:

Weeluis

Common Names in Arabic:

بق الفراش

Common Names in Basque:

Zimitz

Common Names in Bengali, Bangla:

ছারপোকা

Common Names in Bulgarian:

Креватна дървеница

Common Names in Burmese:

ကြမ်းပိုး

Common Names in Catalan, Valencian:

Cimícid

Common Names in Chinese:

臭虫科

Common Names in Czech:

Štěnice domácí

Common Names in Danish:

Væggelus

Common Names in Dutch:

beddewants, platluis, Bedwants

Common Names in English:

Bed Bug

Common Names in Esperanto:

Cimo (insekto)

Common Names in Finnish:

Lutikka

Common Names in French:

Punaise Des Lits

Common Names in Galician:

Chinche

Common Names in German:

Bettwanze

Common Names in Hebrew (modern):

פשפשיים

Common Names in Hungarian:

Ágyi poloska

Common Names in Ido:

Cimo

Common Names in Indonesian:

Kutu busuk

Common Names in Italian:

Cimice, Cimicidae

Common Names in Japanese:

トコジラミ

Common Names in Korean:

빈대

Common Names in Lithuanian:

Patalinė blakė

Common Names in Malay:

Pijat

Common Names in Malayalam:

മൂട്ട

Common Names in Navajo, Navaho:

Wóósitsʼílí

Common Names in Norwegian:

Veggedyr

Common Names in Persian (Farsi):

ساس

Common Names in Polish:

Pluskwa domowa

Common Names in Russian:

Постельный клоп

Common Names in Slovak:

Ploštica posteľná

Common Names in Slovene:

Zajedavske stenice

Common Names in Sundanese:

Tumbila

Common Names in Swedish:

Vägglus

Common Names in Tamil:

மூட்டைப் பூச்சி

Common Names in Telugu:

నల్లి

Common Names in Thai:

เรือด

Common Names in Turkish:

Tahtakurusu

Common Names in Turkmen:

Tagtabit

Common Names in Ukrainian:

Постільний клоп

Common Names in Vietnamese:

Họ Rệp

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 3 species and subspecies in this genus:

C. caeruleus (Blue Shieldbug) · C. lectularius (Bed Bug) · C. pilosellus (Bat Bug)

More Info

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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: 2014-11-23