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Pediculus capitis infestation according to sex and social factors in Argentina.
OBJECTIVE To determine the intensity of Pediculus capitis infestation (abundance) among Argentinean schoolchildren. Children's sex and social stratum were analyzed as modifiers of the generalExpand
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Antennal sensilla of triatominae (Hemiptera, Reduviidae): A comparative study of five genera
Abstract The paper analyses the antennal sensilla pattern of 22 species of triatomine bugs (Hemiptera, Reduviidae). The pedicels of species from tribe Rhodniini differ from species of CavernicoliniExpand
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The biting rate of Triatoma infestans in Argentina
  • S. Catalá
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Medical and veterinary entomology
  • 1 July 1991
Abstract. 1 The daily proportion of fed individuals in a population of the reduviid bug Triatoma infestans (Klug), maintained under natural climatic conditions in experimental chicken houses inExpand
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Dispersive flight by Triatoma infestans under natural climatic conditions in Argentina
Abstract. Male and female T. infestans were released on two consecutive nights in the salinas of Cordoba Province, Argentina, when air temperatures during the flying period averaged 28.5°C. 136 malesExpand
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The sex ratio distortion in the human head louse is conserved over time
BackgroundAt the turn of the 19th century the first observations of a female-biased sex ratio in broods and populations of the head louse, Pediculus humanus capitis, had been reported. A study byExpand
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Antennal sensilla of Rhodnius
By scanning electron microscopy, sensilla type and distribution were studied on the antennae of ten species of Rhodnius. No sexual dimorphism was apparent. Intraspecific differences in sensillarExpand
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Antennal Phenotype of Triatoma dimidiata Populations and Its Relationship with Species of phyllosoma and protracta Complexes
Abstract Triatoma dimidiata (Latreille 1811) Reduviidae Triatominae is the main vector of Chagas disease in several countries of Latin America. As for other vector species, the characterization of T.Expand
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Feeding frequency and nutritional status of peridomestic populations of Triatoma infestans from Argentina.
We studied the nutritional characteristics of peridomestic populations of Triatoma infestans from 25 habitats in an endemic area of Chagas disease in Argentina. The aim was to determine the feedingExpand
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Deciphering morphology in Triatominae: the evolutionary signals.
Many species of Triatominae show evidence for morphological plasticity. Frequent taxonomic questions arose from this variability leading to disputes about describing new subspecies, species or evenExpand
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Residual effect of a micro-encapsulated formulation of organophosphates and piriproxifen on the mortality of deltamethrin resistant Triatoma infestans populations in rural houses of the Bolivian
The Bolivian Chaco is part of the endemic region of Chagas disease and an area where pyrethroid resistant Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) populations has been reported. The World HealthExpand
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