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Cimex lectularius, common bedbug

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Taxonomy

cellular organisms - Eukaryota - Fungi/Metazoa group - Metazoa - Eumetazoa - Bilateria - Coelomata - Protostomia - Panarthropoda - Arthropoda - Mandibulata - Pancrustacea - Hexapoda - Insecta - Dicondylia - Pterygota - Neoptera - Paraneoptera - Hemiptera - Euhemiptera - Neohemiptera - Prosorrhyncha - Heteroptera - Euheteroptera - Neoheteroptera - Panheteroptera - Cimicomorpha - Cimicoidea - Cimicidae - Cimex - Cimex lectularius

Brief facts

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Sexual and feeding behavior

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Developmental stages

Life Cycle Stages

All life stages of bedbugs require vertebrate blood as sole source of nutrients.

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References

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