Reduviidae


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Related to Reduviidae: Coreidae, Lygaeidae, Phymatidae

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.
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Los estudios sobre la diversidad de la familia Reduviidae en el BST es importante por ser una de las mas grandes y morfologicamente mas diversas dentro de los heteropteros, constituyendo unos de los grupos mas variables; puesto que poseen habitos depredadores y hematofagos (SCHUH & SLATER, 1995; FORERO, 2004).
The aim of this contribution is to provide a synopsis of the Reduviidae from Chile, including keys to subfamilies, genera and species from Chile, to clarify the distribution of many species as well as to document new records.
Within Reduviidae, as in the whole Cimicomorpha, the occurrence of three-segmented tarsi is a plesiomorphic condition.
The insect vectors of Chagas' disease belong to the Hemiptera order, Reduviidae family, and Triatominae subfamily (kissing bugs).
Curto, Susana; Carcavallo, Rodolfo; Galindez Giron, Itamar; Jurberg, Jose y Mena Segura, Carlos, "Geographical distribution and alti-latitudinal dispersion of species of Panstrongylus (Hemiptera, Reduviidae, Triatominae, Triatomini), en: Entomologiay Vectores, Vol.
Fifty percent of all species collected were from four families: Pentatomidae (16 species), Lygaeidae (14 species), Reduviidae (10 species), and Coreidae (8 species).
7) The protozoa are spread by the Reduviidae or triatomine (kissing bug).
La familia Reduviidae, un grupo del orden Hemiptera (Insecta), con mas de 6000 especies descritas (Forero et al.
Ciclo Biologico em Laboratorio de Rhodnius brethesi Matta, 1919 (Hemiptera, Reduviidae, Triatominae), Potencial vetor Silvestre da Doenca de Chagas na Amazonia.