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Species Triatoma rubida

Dark assassin - Triatoma rubida Triatoma rubida Triatoma? - Triatoma rubida Feeding T. rubida - Triatoma rubida - male Kissing Bug - Triatoma rubida - male Bloodsucking Conenose Bug (oblique abdomen) - Triatoma rubida - male Triatoma rubida? - Triatoma rubida - female Triatoma rubida - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Infraorder Cimicomorpha
Family Reduviidae (Assassin Bugs)
Subfamily Triatominae (Kissing Bugs)
Genus Triatoma (Bloodsucking Conenoses)
Species rubida (Triatoma rubida)
Explanation of Names
Triatoma rubida (Uhler 1894)
rubida = 'reddish'
Size
15.5-23 mm (CDC 2010)
Identification
See species page (CDC 2010)
Range
sw US (CA-TX-CO-NV) & Mexico(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.