Reduviidae

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Related to Phymatidae: Nepidae, Lygaeidae, Chrysopidae, Tingidae, Nabidae

Red·u·vi·i·dae

(rē'dū-vī'i-dē),
A family (order Hemiptera) of predatory insects, the assassin bugs, which attack animals and humans. It includes the subfamily Triatominae, the kissing or cone-nosed bugs, the type genus of which Triatoma includes species that are vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi.

Red·u·vi·i·dae

(rē'dū-vī'i-dē)
A family of predatory insects, the assassin bugs; it includes the subfamily Triatominae, the kissing or cone-nosed bugs; the type genus Triatoma includes species that are vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi.

Reduviidae

(rej″ŭ-vī′ĭ-dē) [ Reduvia, the name of the type genus + -idae]
A family of the order Hemiptera, including the assassin bugs and the kissing bug.

Reduviidae

A family of hemipterous insects that includes the bugs, known as assassin, kissing or cone-nosed bugs, that transmit Trypanosoma cruzi , the cause of CHAGAS' DISEASE.