Rhodnius prolixus


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Rhodnius prolixus

a reduvid bug, an important cause of South American trypanosomiasis.

Rhod·ni·us pro·lix·us

(rod'nē-ŭs prō-liks'ŭs)
A reduviid bug, an important vector of South American trypanosomiasis.

Rhodnius prolixus

(rod'ne-us pro-lik'sus)
The bloodsucking insect of the family Reduviidae that transmits Chagas disease to humans.
See: trypanosomiasis

Rhodnius prolixus

a triatomine bug, vector of trypanosomiasis. Member of the insect family Reduviidae of assassin or kissing bugs.
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Fumigant insecticidal activity and repellent effect of five essential oils and seven monoterpenes on first-instar nymphs of Rhodnius prolixus.
These reports included research on Ostrinia nubilalis and Rhodnius prolixus (Skopik & Takeda 1980; Ampleford & Davey 1989).
Triatoma sanguisuga Texana Usinger and Triatoma gerstaeckeri (Stal) compared with Rhodnius prolixus (Stal) (Hemiptera: Triatominae).
infestans in Brazil, and Rhodnius prolixus in Venezuela, Colombia, and the Guyanas (Zeledon and Rabinovich 1981).
Rhodnius prolixus is the most proliferative and aggressive in its feeding habits and quick defecation and is responsible for the high incidence and dispersion of Chagas disease in Venezuela (5).
pallidipin and related lipocalins; infestin and related kazal-type proteins; rhodnius prolixus aggregation inhibitor-1
Whether this enhancement is due to JH action upon the follicle itself as has been demonstrated in the blood sucking bug, Rhodnius prolixus (Davey, 1981; Sevala et al.
1994), the gene expression and enzyme activity of trehalase 2 were enhanced in the ovary at day 7 after a blood meal of Rhodnius prolixus (Santos et al.
Euphemistically known in tropical climates as the kissing bug, the insect Rhodnius prolixus lives in cracks and crevices but crawls out to suck human blood.
Endpolyploydy and digestion in the midgut of Rhodnius prolixus Stal (Hemiptera: Reduviidae).