reduviid


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re·du·vid

, reduviid (rē-dū'vid, -vē-id),
A member of the family Reduviidae.

reduviid

(rĭ-do͞o′vē-ĭd, -dyo͞o′-)

reduviid

(ri-doo′vē-id) [Fr. Reduviidae]
A bug of the family Reduviidae.
reduviid, adjective
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Visual stimuli seem to be the most important cue needed for reduviids to trigger an attack, as shown in work with Z.
As generalist predators, reduviids are thought not to express strong prey preferences (Louis 1974).
subparallelus, provide a diagnosis, description, and images of the adult male to assist in identification, and give new distribution records for this emesine reduviid from Florida and Mexico.
Revision of the American bugs of the reduviid subfamily Ploiariinae.
Trypanosoma cruzi is a heteroxenous flagellate exhibiting a sylvatic transmission cycle vectored to mammalian reservoir species by triatomine insects, blood-feeding reduviids which defecate infective trypomastigotes onto the skin, coat, or nests of host species.
In 1984-1985, other common predators included the green lacewing, Chrysoperla rufilabris (Burmeister), the brown lacewings, Micromus posticus (Walker), and Hemerobius stigma (Stephens), the mirid, Deraeocorus nebulosus (Uhler), the reduviids, Zelus exsanguis (Stahl) and Sinea spinipes (Herrich-Schaeffer), the hover flies, Allograpta oblique (Say) and Mesograpta sp.
axyridis, spiders, reduviids, and an occasional brown or green lacewing were the only predators sampled.