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Cimex lectularius  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 107058

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): bed bug [English]
 
    punaise des lits [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderParaneoptera   
                               OrderHemiptera Linnaeus, 1758 – true bugs, hemipterans  
                                  SuborderHeteroptera Latreille, 1810 – true bugs, barbeiro, maria fedida, percevejo  
                                     InfraorderCimicomorpha  – thaumastocorid bugs  
                                        SuperfamilyCimicoidea   
                                           FamilyCimicidae Latreille, 1802 – bed bugs  
                                              SubfamilyCimicinae Latreille, 1802  
                                                 GenusCimex Linnaeus, 1758  
                                                    SpeciesCimex lectularius Linnaeus, 1758 – bed bug, punaise des lits  
       

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  Source: Common names of Insects in Canada, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: Entomological Society of Canada / société d'entomologie du Canada   
  Reference for: bed bug[English], punaise des lits [French]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Cimex lectularius   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Henry, Thomas J., and Richard C. Froeschner, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs, of Canada and the Continental United States   
  Page(s): xix + 958   
  Publisher: E. J. Brill   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-916846-44-X   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cimex lectularius   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Maw, H. E. L., R. G. Foottit, K. G. A. Hamilton, and G. G. E. Scudder  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska   
  Page(s): 220   
  Publisher: NRC Research Press   
  Publication Place: Ottawa, Canada   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-660-18165-7   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cimex lectularius   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nishida, Gordon M., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Hawaiian Terrestrial Arthropod Checklist, 4th ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bishop Museum Technical Report no. 22   
  Page(s): iv + 313   
  Publisher: Hawaii Biological Survey, Bishop Museum   
  Publication Place: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1085-455X   
  Notes: Contribution No. 2002-005 to the Hawaii Biological Survey   
  Reference for: Cimex lectularius   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    Australia  
    Caribbean  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Middle America  
    North America  
    Oceania  
    South America  
    Southern Asia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Introduced  
    Continental US, Native  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
 

 

   

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