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Photo#1681432
Female, Triatoma recurva? - Triatoma recurva - female

Female, Triatoma recurva? - Triatoma recurva - Female
Nogales, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
June 24, 2019
Size: 27.5 mm
Coordinates: 31.335283, -110.936457
A neighbor collected this kissing bug and brought it to me for ID
Considering that there are very few online images of this species, I posted many views of this specimen.

Greater resolution image here

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Moved tentatively
Moved from Kissing Bugs.

Matches the CDC description and the other images in the Guide. However, expert confirmation would be appreciated.

 
Confirmed by an expert!
Dr. Rachel Curtis-Robles (Epidemiologist at San Mateo County, CA and Triatomine researcher) said: "Definitely a T. recurva! Beautiful specimen! You appear to be quite the triatomine expert!"

 
Excellent.
Thanks!

 
This is the first time I encounter this species
I submitted two of these images to the TAMU Kissing Bug Citizen Science Program. Hopefully, they will confirm my tentative ID soon.

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