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Genus Cimex

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Infraorder Cimicomorpha
Superfamily Cimicoidea
Family Cimicidae (Bed Bugs)
Subfamily Cimicinae
Genus Cimex
Explanation of Names
Cimex Linnaeus 1758
Numbers
7 spp. in our area, 16 total
Size
3-9 mm
Range
cosmopolitan
Food
hosts: birds, mammals