Image Number: 5380002

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Adult(s)
Description:
Adult bed bug taking a blood meal from a human. Not yet fully engorged.
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Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Heteroptera
Infraorder: Cimicomorpha
Superfamily: Cimicoidea
Family: Cimicidae
Subfamily: Cimicinae
Genus: Cimex
Subject: Cimex lectularius Linnaeus

Host

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Subclass: Theria
Order: Primates
Family: Hominidae
Genus: Homo
Subject: Homo sapiens Linnaeus, 1758
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Image uploaded:
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Image last updated:
Tuesday, September 30, 2008