Harlan

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.

Organism: 
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