Triatoma matsunoi, Fernandez-Loayza

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: 17

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.188695

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C6879F-D41E-C05F-B588-7AD6BA70FCBC

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Triatoma matsunoi
status

 

Species. T. matsunoi Fernández-Loayza 

Synonym of Hermalentia matsunoi  (Fernández-Loayza)

Etymology. The species name matsunoi  has been assigned to honor Dr. Alejandro Yoshio Matsuno Matsuno (May 14, 1931, to January 2, 1982), a physician and epidemiologist within the Ministry of Health’s Malaria Eradication and Chagas Disease Control Program ( PEMCC), because of his selfless work and the teachings given to this author ( Fernández-Loayza 1989: 24).

Original citation. “Se há asignado el nombre específico matsunoi  en honor al Dr. Alejandro Yoshio Matsuno Matsuno (14.V. 31 - 2 I. 82) médico epidemiólogo del Programa de Erradicación de la Malaria Y Control de Chagas ( PEMCC) del Ministério de Salud por su abnegada labor y lãs enseñanzas brindadas al autor” ( Fernández-Loayza 1989: 24).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Reduviidae

Genus

Triatoma