Triatomine: ovicida action of some pyretroids

Vera Lúcia Cortiço Corrêa Rodrigues Antenor do Nascimento Ferraz Filho Eduardo Olavo da Rocha e Silva George Kenge Ishihata About the authors

The insecticidal action on eggs of triatomine have been little considered in the control activitys of Chagas' disease. With objetive of to compare the potential of three synthetic pyrethroids (deltamethrin,alphacypermethrin and lambdacyhalothrin) on eggs, the authors realized laboratory tests. The pyretroid lambdacialotrin is more efficient. The following species were used in this experiment: Panstrongylus megistus and Triatoma sordida. The specie Triatoma sordida is more susceptible with the pyrethroids utilized.

Insecticide; Pyrethroids; Triatomines; Control; Insecticidal action on eggs


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