Triatoma guazu, Lent, Jurberg and Galvao

Gonçalves, Teresa Cristina Monte, Novo, Shênia Patrícia Corrêa, Lopes, Catarina Macedo & Santos-Mallet, Jacenir Reis Dos, 2009, Etymology of Triatomine Species (Hemiptera: Reduviidae: Triatominae), Zootaxa 2148, pp. 1-26: 14-15

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.188695

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scientific name

Triatoma guazu
status

 

Species. T. guazu Lent, Jurberg and Galvão 

Etymology. Its provenance is stated as its country of origin ( Paraguay). Since it is one of the largest representatives of the Triatoma  genus, it was given the species name guazu  , meaning “large” in the Guarani language ( Lent, Jurberg & Galvão 1996: 313).

Original citation. “Da proveniência constava o país de origem ( Paraguai). Por ser um dos  maiores representantes do gênero Triatoma  recebeu o nome específico guazu  , que na língua guarani significa grande” ( Lent, Jurberg & Galvão 1996: 313).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Reduviidae

Genus

Triatoma