Triatominae

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Tri·a·to·mi·nae

(trī'ă-tō'mi-nē),
A subfamily of insects (family Reduviidae, suborder Heteroptera) that are vertebrate bloodsuckers and include such important disease vector species as Panstrongylus, Rhodnius, and Triatoma; they are commonly called conenose or kissing bugs.