But the resources of one-and-twenty are not easily daunted, even by the presence of the cimex lectularius or the pulex irritans.
In fact, in general outline they are strikingly like that bte noire of all good housekeepers—the cimex lectularius.
It has the same habits and practically the same life cycle as cimex lectularius.
The former dedicated a fine species of cimex to Drury, figured in the first volume of these Illustrations, pl.
An allied species, the dove-cote bug (cimex columbaria), attacks domestic fowls and pigeons.
The physiology and activity of the bedbug (cimex lectularius L.) in a natural infestation.
Moreover, chicken houses are sometimes thoroughly infested with the true cimex lectularius.
There are no specimens here of the cimex lectularius; and the mosquitoes are not at all annoying.
Sopra un organo particolare della Cimici dei letti (cimex lectularius L.).
A bug (cimex subapterus, De G.) when taken emits a sharp sound, probably with its rostrum, by moving its head up and down.
Latin, "bug, bedbug," also a term of reproach, of uncertain origin. Related: Cimiceous "buggy;" cimicine "smelling of bugs."