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Bed Bugs

Showing 4 types of BED BUGS

Bat Bug

Latin Name: Cimex pilosellus

Latin Family Name: Cimicidae

Native to North America, and found from British Columbia south into California, and east into the Rocky Mountains.

Common Bed Bug

Latin Name: Cimex lectularius

Latin Family Name: Cimicidae

It is believed that this bug originally evolved with bats living in caves in the Middle East, but in the United States it appears now to be wholly a human pest. It has been associated with humans for thousands of years.

Swallow Bug

Latin Name: Oeciacus vicarius

Latin Family Name: Cimicidae

Possibly native to North America, and an extremely common pest in association with swallows and their nests.

Tropical Bed Bug

Latin Name: Cimex hemipterus

Latin Family Name: Cimicidae

Possibly from Africa or Asia, but found occasionally in the United States as a parasite of humans or bats. It appears to be most common in Florida, preferring to live in warm, humid climates.

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