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Posts Tagged: Chagas disease

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)

Marsupials in your Backyard

Adult female opossum, with young on her back. (Alden M. Johnson, California Academy of Sciences)

Opossums are the only marsupial native to North America and are quite interesting animals. Female...

Posted on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 10:19 AM
Tags: Chagas disease (2), control (54), fleas (2), marsupial (1), opossum (2), pest (98), toxoplasmosis (1), UC IPM (257)
 
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