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Triatoma rubrofasciata(De Geer, 1773)

Adult Female, pinned specimen: A - Dorsal view B - Lateral view C - Ventral view.
This image was contributed by Yeo Huiqing as part of her undergraduate final year project in NUS.

H Yeo
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Identified By: WS Hwang & H Yeo

Basic Information

Arthropoda: Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cimicomorpha: Reduviidae: Triatominae
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Identifying Features:
Rostrum with first joint shorter than second.
Anteocular part of the head much longer than the second.
Anterior margin of pronotum with two distinct protuberances on each side.
Basal margin of head, anterior angles and anterior and lateral margins of pronotum, apical part of scutellum, a basal oblique linear streak and a spot between the corium and membrane, and in between connexivum segments orange.


Cimex rubro-fasciatus De Geer, 1773
Cimex variegatus Drury, 1773
Reduvius gigas Fabricius, 1775
Cimex gigas Gmelin, 1790
Cimex claviger Gmelin, 1790
Cimex erythrozonias Gmelin, 1790
Nabis gigas Latreille, 1804
Conorhinus gigas Larporte, 1833
Triatoma gigas Laporte, 1833
Reduvius giganti Klug, 1834
Reduvius (Conorhinus) variegatus Westwood, 1837
Conorhinus rubrofasciatus Amyot & Serville, 1843
Conorhinus stalli Signoret
Conorhinus variegatus Stål, 1872
Conorhinus claviger Uhler, 1886
Conorhinus lenticularius, Uhler, 1886
Triatoma rubrofasciata Breddin, 1905
Conorhinus limbatus Schouteden, 1907
Triatoma variegata Neiva, 1914
Triatoma rufofasciata (sic) Van Duzee, 1916
Triatoma evandrio Figueiredo, 1938
Triatoma rubrofasciata Lent & Wygodzinsky, 1979