Rhodnius

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Rhodnius
Rhodnius prolixus
Rhodnius prolixus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Reduviidae
Subfamily: Triatominae
Genus: Rhodnius
Stål, 1859
Species

See text.

Rhodnius is a genus of bugs in the subfamily Triatominae, important vectors of Chagas disease.

Species

  • Rhodnius brethesi Matta, 1919 (Tc)
  • Rhodnius colombiensis Moreno Mejía, Galvão & Jurberg, 1999.
  • Rhodnius dalessandroi Carcavallo & Barreto, 1976
  • Rhodnius domesticus Neiva & Pinto, 1923 (Tc)
  • Rhodnius ecuadoriensis Lent & León, 1958 (Tc)
  • Rhodnius milesi Carcavallo, Rocha, Galvão, Jurberg (in: Valente et al., 2001)
  • Rhodnius nasutus Stal, 1859 (Tc)
  • Rhodnius neglectus Lent, 1954 (Tc)
  • Rhodnius neivai Lent, 1953
  • Rhodnius pallescens Barber, 1932 (Tc) (principal vector in Panama).
  • Rhodnius paraensis Sherlock, Guitton & Miles, 1977 (Tc)
  • Rhodnius pictipes Stal, 1872 (Tc)
  • Rhodnius prolixus Stal, 1859 (Tc) (principal vector in Colombia and Venezuela, and in Guatemala, Honduras and some parts of Nicaragua and El Salvador).
  • Rhodnius robustus Larrousse, 1927 (Tc)
  • Rhodnius stali Lent, Jurberg & Galvão, 1993 (Tc)

Species marked with (Tc) are associated with Trypanosoma cruzi

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