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Species Cimex lectularius - Common Bed Bug

Bed Bugs
By Michael F. Potter
University of Kentuky - College of Agriculture, 1996
PDF (Revised 2012)

Recent Documentation of the Tropical Bed Bug (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) in Florida Since the Common Bed Bug Resurgence
By Brittany E. Campbell, Philip G. Koehler, Lyle J. Buss, Rebecca W. Baldwin
Florida Entomologist, 99(3):549-551, 2016

Interceptions of Anthocoridae, Lasiochilidae, and Lyctocoridae at the Miami Plant Inspection Station (Hemiptera: Heteroptera)
By Horton D.R., Lewis T.M., Dobbs T.T.
Fla. Entomol. 96: 482-497, 2013

The non-indigenous Lyctocoridae and Anthocoridae (Hemiptera : Heteroptera : Cimicoidea) of America North of Mexico
By Lattin J.D.
Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 109: 366-376, 2007
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A synopsis of the Cimicoidea (Heteroptera) of Michigan
By Swanson D.R.
Great Lakes Entomol. 49: 115-145, 2016

Keys to genera of Anthocoridae of America north of Mexico, with descriptions of a new genus (Hemiptera: Heteroptera)
By J.L. Herring
The Florida Entomologist, 59 (2): 143-150, 1976
Online here.

Includes Lasiochilidae and Lyctocoridae (as subfamilies of Anthocoridae).

Hemiptera from southwestern Texas.
By Barber, H.G.
Science Bulletin of the Museum of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1(9): 255-289., 1906
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Barber, H.G. 1906. Hemiptera from southwestern Texas. Science Bulletin of the Museum of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1(9): 255-289. (Full Text)

During two successive summers (1903-1904) Mr. Carl Schaeffer of the Brooklyn Museum has collected insects for the Museum in the vicinity of Brownsville, Texas. The Hemiptera were placed in my hands to report upon and this paper is a result of my study of the Heteroptera.

True Bugs (Heteroptera) of the Yukon
By G.G.E. Scudder
Biological Survey of Canada, 1997
In H.V. Danks and J.A. Downes (Eds.), Insects of the Yukon. pp. 241 – 336. Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods), Ottawa. 1034 pp.

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