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Kissing Bug or Blood Sucking Conenose

Triatoma sanguisuga

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Kissing Bug or Blood Sucking Conenose
Triatoma sanguisuga eastern bloodsucking conenose - Triatoma sanguisuga (LeConte)

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momsavang 7 years ago

Thank you! I made sure not to touch it! I've got a friend at the CDC and knew how dangerous they can be!

LaurenZarate 7 years ago

This is a female, when you kill one be careful not to touch any of the body fluids in case in is infected with Trypanosoma cruzi, the protozoa that causes Chagas' Disease. See:

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Jul 5, 2016
Submitted on Jul 4, 2016

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