Triatomíneos da Amazônia III. (* * — Trabalho realizado no Laboratório de Parasitologia do Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia. )

Flávio Barbosa de Almeida Elcy Israel Santos Gigio Sposina About the authors

Summary

The Authors describe and illustrate a new species of triatomine bug, Rhodnius amazonicus n. sp., based on a single adult female captured in a light-trap in the Manaus-Itacoatiara Road, municipality of Manaus, State of Amazonas, Brasil. They compare it with the species which more closely resembles to it, R. pictipes.

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