Triatoma rubrofasciata

Species: Triatoma rubrofasciata

English Name: Kissing Bug, Domestic Assassin Bug

Chinese Name: 红带锥蝽

Family: Reduviidae


This blood sucking insect has around 2,5 cm in length. It is brown in color with q orange-red margin on outer edge of abdomen, extending horizontally between segments. This is a cosmopolitan species and it is frequently associated to rodents.

© 2014 Catarina França

© 2014 Catarina França

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– Easton, E. R. (1993). The insects of Macau. Macau: University of Macau Publications Centre.