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Kissing Bug

Triatoma cf dispar


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. Their saliva may also trigger allergic reactions in sensitive individuals, up to and including severe anaphylactic shock.- Wikipedia

1 species ID suggestions

tmvdh 2 years ago
Kissing Bug
Triatoma cf. dispar


Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 2 years ago

Really interesting

tmvdh 2 years ago

Genus Triatoma (Kissing Bugs, vectors of Chagas desease), species possibly dispar.

Provincia San José, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.19, Long: -83.97

Spotted on Oct 13, 2016
Submitted on Oct 17, 2016

Spotted for mission

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