Triatoma vandae, Carcavallo, Jurberg, Rocha, Galvao, Noireau and Lent

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: 21

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.188695

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C6879F-D41A-C05B-B588-7ECEB9D5F937

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Triatoma vandae
status

 

Species. T. vandae Carcavallo, Jurberg, Rocha, Galvão, Noireau and Lent 

Etymology. This species name is an homage to Ms. Vanda Cunha, a laboratory technician who has been taking care of the colony and helping in experiments with triatomines for about 30 years ( Carcavallo, Jurberg, Rocha, Galvão, Noireau & Lent 2002: 653).

Original citation. “ O nome específico é uma homenagem a Sra. Vanda Cunha, técnica do laboratório que há aproximadamente 30 anos tem cuidado da colônia e auxiliado nos experimentos com triatomíneos” ( Carcavallo, Jurberg, Rocha, Galvão, Noireau & Lent 2002: 653).

Collection. Herman Lent

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Reduviidae

Genus

Triatoma