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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Catala and Scholfield (1994) recorded similar structures in antennal sensilla of hematophagous bug Rhodnius (Reduviidae: Triatominae) as highly ornamented pores with 5-6 inner extensions.
Distribuicao de triatomineos hemiptera, reduviidae, triatominae nos municipios da mesorregiao sul do estado do Ceara, no periodo de 2010 a 2012.
The spermatheca is present in all orders of insect and generally, there is one spermatheca per individual, although in Rhodnius prolixus (Hemiptera, Reduviidae) and representatives of Culicidae and Caliphoridae (Diptera) have been reported multiple spermathecae with different morphologies (Pascini and Martins, 2017).
Lopes, "Bioatividade do latex de Parahancornia amapa (Huber) Ducke (Apocynaceae) sobre o desenvolvimento de Rhodnius nasutus(Stal, 1859) (Hemiptera: Reduviidae: Triatominae)," in Monografia de Especializacao, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz (FIOCRUZ--IOC), 2011.
Gurgel-Goncalves, "Occurrence of synanthropic triatomines (Hemiptera: reduviidae) in the federal district of Brazil," Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, vol.
Paredes-Gonzalez et al., "Biology of three species of North American Triatominae (Hemiptera: Reduviidae: Triatominae) fed on rabbits," Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, vol.
En los sondeos para los agentes de control biologico nativo de esta plaga se detecto la avispa predadora crabronida Astata unicolor (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) y el insecto predador generalista Arilus cristatus (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) utilizando las ninfas y adultos de esta plaga introducida como presa.
Biogeography of Triatominae (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in Ecuador: Implications for the Design of Control Strategies.
Morphological, biological and molecular characterization of three strains of Trypanosoma cruzi Chagas, 1909 (Kinetoplastida, Trypanosomatidae) isolated from Triatoma sordida (Stal) 1859 (Hemiptera, Reduviidae) and a domestic cat.
Evaluation of Beauveria bassiana (Hyphomycetes) strains as a potential agent for control of Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: Reduviidae).
Dentro de este grupo de artropodos, se encuentran los chinches de la familia Reduviidae, los cuales pueden verse afectados por la estrecha relacion que tienen con sus presas y las variables ambientales que fluctuan en el bosque seco, de acuerdo con los niveles de precipitacion que se presenten en este tipo de ecosistema.