Strain chosen for genome sequence. Fort Dix colony established and maintained in culture in Harold Harlan's lab since 1973. Sequenced material was produced from animals after six generations of full-sib mating.

Cimex lectularius

Cimex lectularius, the common bedbug, is a parasitic insect feeding preferentially on human blood. Cimex is cosmopolitan, found throughout the world in association with human populations.

Genome assemblies and gene sets