Definition of Genus Cimex
1. Noun. Type genus of the Cimicidae: bedbugs.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Cimicidae, Family Cimicidae
Member holonyms: Bed Bug, Bedbug, Chinch, Cimex Lectularius
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cimex
Literary usage of Genus Cimex
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1. Human Parasitology: With Notes on Bacteriology, Mycology, Laboratory by Damaso de Rivas (1920)
"The family contains four genera, but only the genus Cimex need be considered here. genus Cimex.—Head short, and broad, with two prominent eyes; four-jointed ..."
2. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"... there is no trace of hind wings. Two species are known commonly to attack man.—FVT] Genus. Cimex, Linnaeus. Cimex lectularius, Linnaeus. Syn. ..."
3. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"This Family comprises bugs which have the body very flat, and their antennae terminating abruptly in the form ot a seta. The genus Cimex contains the ..."
4. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1869)
"... C. lectularius can never be regarded upon scientific grounds as the type of a group characterized as is the Linnean genus Cimex. but erroneously. ..."
5. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1905)
"The writer has been requested to examine the question of the type species of the genus Cimex Linnaeus, 1758, and to place his opinion in regard to the same ..."