Sinonimi: bed bug | chinch | Cimex lectularius
Flattened wingless red-brown insect Cimex lectularius with piercing mouthparts. It hides by day in crevices or bedclothes and emerges at night to suck human blood.
Bug of temperate regions that infests esp. beds and feeds on human blood; SYN. bed bug, chinch, Cimex lectularius.