This illustration depicts a dorsal view of the “kissing bug”, Triatoma rubida.
Some of its key characteristics include:
- Pale margin around outer edge of abdomen, abdomen flattened longitudinally underneath
- 1st antennal segment reaches or surpasses tip of head
- Mouthparts with long hairs at tip
- Overall color light reddish brown to dark brown
- Pronotum dark with light areas on sides