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Kissing bugs are not your valentine

Adult western conenose bug, Triatoma protracta. (Credit: Justin Schmidt)

Conenose or ‘kissing bugs' (Triatoma spp.) are in the Reduviidae family, a group of insects...

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 9:11 AM
Tags: bites (5), bugs (5), Chagas disease (2), conenose (2), kissing (1), reduviidae (1), UC IPM (257), Windbiel-Rojas (11)

'Kissing bug' not a new pest in California

Adult conenose bug, Triatoma rubida.

Conenose or ‘kissing bugs' (Triatoma spp.) have received a good deal of press from CBS...

Adult western corsair bugs (Rasahus thoracicus) are insect predators and have a distinct orange spot on each wing. They do inflict a painful bite to humans, but are not blood-suckers.
Adult western corsair bugs (Rasahus thoracicus) are insect predators and have a distinct orange spot on each wing. They do inflict a painful bite to humans, but are not blood-suckers.

Adult western corsair bugs (Rasahus thoracicus) are insect predators and have a distinct orange spot on each wing. They do inflict a painful bite to humans, but are not blood-suckers.

Adult spined assassin bug, a predator of other insects.
Adult spined assassin bug, a predator of other insects.

Adult spined assassin bug, a predator of other insects.

Adult squash bug, a plant pest.
Adult squash bug, a plant pest.

Adult squash bug, a plant pest.

Posted on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 10:06 PM
Tags: bugs (0), CDC (0), Chagas (0), conenose (0), kissing bug (0), triatomine (0), UC IPM (0)
 
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