Panstrongylus


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Panstrongylus

/Pan·stron·gy·lus/ (-stron´jĭ-lus) a genus of hemipterous insects, species of which transmit trypanosomes.

Panstrongylus

(pan″stron′jĭ-lŭs)
A genus of insects belonging to the order Hemiptera, family Reduviidae. Members of this genus are vectors for Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas disease.
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