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Acta Amazonica

Print version ISSN 0044-5967On-line version ISSN 1809-4392

Acta Amaz. vol.1 no.1 Manaus Apr. 1971 


Triatomíneos da Amazônia *) Encontro de três espécies naturalmente infectadas por Trypanosoma semelhante ao cruzi, no Estado do Amazonas (Hemiptera, reduviidae).

Flávio Barbosa de Almeida** 

**— Pesquisador do Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia


A list is presented of the geographical distribution, by State, of the twelve species of triatomine bugs (Hemiptera, Reduviidae) refered to in the litterature for the Amazon Region of Brazil. Detailed data are given on the six species captured by the Author and other members of the Staff of I.N.P.A. in the State of Amazonas and Territory of Roraima: Panstrongylus geniculatus, P. lignarius, Rhodnius pictipes, R. brethesi, R. robustus and Triatoma maculata. Specimens of the first three species were found naturally infected with flagellates similar to Trypanosoma cruzi.

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*—Trabalho realizado no Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, com auxílio do Conselho Nacional de Pesquisas.

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