Triatoma

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Triatoma
Triatoma infestans.jpg
Triatoma infestans (nymph ?)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Reduviidae
Subfamily: Triatominae
Genus: Triatoma
Laporte, 1832
Species

See text.

Triatoma is a genus of assassin bug in the subfamily Triatominae (kissing bugs.) The members of Triatoma (like all members of Triatominae) are blood-sucking insects that can transmit serious diseases, such as Chagas disease.

Species according to ECLAT[edit]

  • T. amicitiae Lent, 1951b
  • T. arthurneivai Lent & Martins, 1940 (Tc)
  • T. baratai Carcavallo & Jurberg, 2000
  • T. barberi Usinger, 1939 (Tc) [main vector in parts of central and southern Mexico].
  • T. bolivari Carcavallo, Martínez & Peláez, 1987
  • T. bouvieri Larrousse, 1924
  • T. brailovskyi Martínez, Carcavallo & Peláez, 1984
  • T. brasiliensis Neiva, 1911b (Tc) [main vector in the caatinga area of northeastern Brazil].
  • T. breyeri Del Ponte, 1929
  • T. carcavalloi Jurberg et al., 1998
  • T. carrioni Larrousse, 1926 (Tc)
  • T. cavernicola Else & Cheong, in Else et al.,1977
  • T. circummaculata (Stal, 1859) (Tc)
  • T. costalimai Verano & Galvão, 1958 (Tc)
  • T. deaneorum Galvão, Souza & Lima, 1967
  • T. delpontei Romaña & Abalos, 1947 (Tc)
  • T. dimidiata (Latreille, 1811) (Tc) [important vector in parts of Mexico, Central America, Colombia and Ecuador].
  • T. dispar Lent, 195 (Tc)
  • T. dominicana Poinar 2005 (extinct, Eocene)
  • T. eratyrusiformis Del Ponte, 1929 (Tc)
  • T. garciabesi Carcavallo et al., 1967 (Tc)
  • T. gerstaeckeri (Stal, 1859) (Tc).
  • T. gomeznunezi Martinez, Carcavallo & Jurberg, 1994
  • T. guasayana Wygodzinsky & Abalos, 1949 (Tc)
  • T. guazu Lent & Wygodzinsky, 1979
  • T. hegneri Mazzotti, 1940 (Tc)
  • T. incrassata Usinger, 1939
  • T. indictiva Neiva, 1912
  • T. infestans (Klug, 1834) (Tc) [most important vector in southern cone countries].
  • T. juazeirensis Costa & Felix, 2007 (Tc)
  • T. jurbergi Carcavallo et al., 1998b
  • T. klugi Carcavallo et al., 2001
  • T. lecticularia (Stal, 1859) (Tc)
  • T. lenti Sherlock & Serafim, 1967 (Tc)
  • T. leopoldi (Schoudeten, 1933)
  • T. limai Del Ponte, 1929
  • T. maculata (Erichson, 1848) (Tc)
  • T. matogrossensis Leite & Barbosa, 1953 (Tc)
  • T. melanica Neiva & Lent, 1941 (Tc)
  • T. melanocephala Neiva & Pinto, 1923b (Tc)
  • T. mexicana (Herrich-Schaeffer, 1848)
  • T. migrans Breddin, 1903
  • T. neotomae Neiva, 1911d (Tc)
  • T. nigromaculata (Stal, 1872) (Tc)
  • T. nitida Usinger, 1939 (Tc)
  • T. oliveirai (Neiva et al., 1939)
  • T. patagonica Del Ponte, 1929 (Tc)
  • T. peninsularis Usinger, 1940 (Tc)
  • T. petrochiae Pinto & Barreto, 1925 (Tc)
  • T. platensis Neiva, 1913 (Tc)
  • T. protracta (Uhler, 1894) (Tc)
  • T. pseudomaculata Correa & Espínola, 1964 (Tc)
  • T. pugasi Lent, 1953b
  • T. recurva (Stal, 1868) (Tc)
  • T. rubida (Uhler, 1894) (Tc)
  • T. rubrofasciata (De Geer, 1773) (Tc)
  • T. rubrovaria (Blanchard, in Blanchard & Bulle, 1843) (Tc)
  • T. ryckmani Zeledón & Ponce, 1972
  • T. sanguisuga (Leconte, 1855) (Tc)
  • T. sherlocki Ryckman, 1962
  • T. sinaloensis Papa et al. 2002 (Tc)
  • T. sinica Hsaio, 1965
  • T. sordida (Stal, 1859) (Tc)
  • T. tibiamaculata (Pinto, 1926b) (Tc)
  • T. vandae Carcavallo et al. 2002
  • T. venosa (Stal, 1872) (Tc)
  • T. vitticeps (Stal, 1859) (Tc)
  • T. williami Galvão, Souza & Lima, 1965 (Tc)
  • T. wygodzinskyi Lent, 1951c
    • The designation (Tc) signifies that the species is associated with Trypanosoma cruzi.

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