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Cimex adjunctus

(Cimex adjunctus)

Description

Cimex adjunctus, is an ectoparasite found in a wide range of North America. Like other insects in the genus Cimex, Cimex adjunctus is a temporary parasite that eats blood.Temporary, meaning that they do not linger on their hosts between meals. Cimex adjunctus feed off of many insectivorous bat species. On more than one occasion, according to New Host Record for Cimex adjunctus, these insects have commonly been found on the wings of Eptesicus fuscus (big brown bat).

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Insecta
Order:Hemiptera
Family:Cimicidae
Genus:Cimex
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