A comparison of volatiles emitted by adults of three triatomine species

Abstract

Adult triatomine bugs (Hemiptera: Reduviidae: Triatominae), blood-sucking insect vectors of Chagas’ disease, possess three types of exocrine glands that are absent in nymphs. The paired metasternal glands are located on the ventral metathorax, while the paired Brindley’s glands are situated on the dorsolateral metathorax. In addition, glandular areas… (More)

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