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bat bugs

Fence Sitter - Cimex adjunctus Fence Sitter - Cimex adjunctus parasites on bat - Cimex pilosellus Bat parasite - Cimex pilosellus Bat bug or bed bug? - Cimex Eastern Bat Bug (Cimex adjunctus) - Cimex adjunctus Cimex adjunctus bat bug? - Cimex
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
No Taxon bat bugs
Numbers
several spp. of Cimex
Size
3-9 mm
Identification
fringe hairs on pronotum as long or longer than width of eye (in C. lectularius the hairs are shorter than width of eye)
Range
cosmopolitan
Food
blood of several species of bats
Life Cycle
multiple generations per year
Remarks
4 Bat Bug spp. that occur In Canada are C. adjunctus, C. brevis, C. latipennis, C. pilosellus