• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Reduvius a genus embracing about fifty species, mostly African—the Fly-bug is European
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In literature:

Besides the Reduvius, the cockroach is the natural enemy of the bed-bug, and destroys large numbers.
"Our Common Insects" by Alpheus Spring Packard
He was one of those people who collect technicalities upon them as the Reduvius bug collects dirt.
"Kipps" by H. G. Wells