Reduviidae


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Related to Reduviidae: Coreidae, Lygaeidae, Phymatidae
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Noun1.Reduviidae - assassin bugs
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
assassin bug, reduviid - a true bug: long-legged predacious bug living mostly on other insects; a few suck blood of mammals
Arilus, genus Arilus - a genus of Reduviidae
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7) The protozoa are spread by the Reduviidae or triatomine (kissing bug).
Comparacion del ciclo de vida de Rhodnius colombiensis y Rhodnius prolixus (Hemiptera, Reduviidae, Triatominae) en condiciones de laboratorio.
Hemiptera Phymatidae Phymata Hemiptera Reduviidae Arilus Hemiptera Reduviidae Barce Hemiptera Reduviidae Empicoris Hemiptera Reduviidae Melanolestes Hemiptera Rhopalidae Stictopleurus Hemiptera Thyreocoridae Corimelaena Hemiptera Thyreocoridae Corimelaena Hemiptera Thyreocoridae Galgupha Hemiptera Tingidae Corythucha Hemiptera Tingidae Corythucha Hemiptera Tingidae Leptopharsa Hemiptera Aphidae Unident.
6) Chagas disease is endemic throughout Mexico, and Central and South America, and is caused by the protozoan parasite T cruzi, which is transmitted to humans by blood-sucking insects of the family Reduviidae (Triatominae).
The disease is transmitted by triatomine insects of the Reduviidae family.
One school of thought suggests that triatomines are very recently evolved from predatory Reduviidae, another, in part based on molecular phylogenetics, that triatomines and the blood sucking life style are older.
Four families (Pentatomidae, Lygaeidae, Reduviidae, and Coreidae) constituted 50% of all species collected, while 75.
Karyotype evolution in Reduviidae (Insecta: Heteroptera) with special reference to Stenopodainae and Harpactorinae.