Definition of Family Cimicidae
1. Noun. Wingless flat-bodied bloodsucking insects.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Hemiptera, Order Hemiptera
Member holonyms: Cimex, Genus Cimex
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Cimicidae
Literary usage of Family Cimicidae
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1. Medical and Veterinary Entomology: A Textbook for Use in Schools and by William Brodbeck Herms (1915)
"The family Cimicidae belongs to the Order Hemiptera, which is subdivided into three divisions or suborders: (1) Heteroptera, in which the forward pair of ..."
2. Applied Entomology; an Introductory Text-book of Insects in Their Relations by Henry Torsey Fernald (1921)
"family Cimicidae.—The Cimicidae is a very small group but well known through one of its members, the Bedbug. All of the insects belonging here are small, ..."
3. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society by Hawaiian Entomological Society (1906)
"... the total Hemipterous fauna, endemic and immigrant, at 500 species, of which about 360 would be endemic, the rest immigrant. family Cimicidae. (Î) 1. ..."
4. Sanitary Entomology: The Entomology of Disease, Hygiene and Sanitation by William Dwight Pierce (1921)
"LIFE HISTORY NOTES This lecture deals primarily with the bedbugs of the genus Cimex, family Cimicidae, but also contains mention of the false bedbugs, ..."