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The Bed bugs Insect human bedbug, Cimex lectularius, is a notorious worldwide pest. It feeds not only on humans but also on bats, chickens, and other domestic animals. When feeding, it moves slowly over the skin, biting every few steps. It can survive for over a year without a blood meal. Length 0.2-0.3 inches (4 – 7 mm).


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Common name:  Bedbugs

Family: Cimicidae

Suborder: Heteroptera

Order: Hemiptera

Class /subphylum: Insecta /Hexapoda

Number of species: About 80 (4 U.S.)

Size:From about 0.1 in (3 mm) to 0.2 in (5 mm)

Key features: Body oval and flattened (appearing more rounded after a blood feed), color yellowish to brown; wingless

Habits: All species are parasites on surface of birds and mammals, including humans; active by night, when they come out to feed

Breeding: Male bugs penetrate the body of the female and inject sperm into the body fluid; eggs are laid in crevices near the host animal

Diet: Blood feeders

Habitat: Birds’ nests, cellars, and caves inhabited by bats; human habitations

Distribution: Worldwide, but mostly in the tropics.

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Bed bugs Insect