This image depicts a dorsal view of the Eastern bloodsucking conenose, or the Mexican bed bug, Triatoma sanguisuga, which is a Triatominae family member of “kissing bugs”.
Some of its key characteristics include:
- Orange-red to yellowish horizontal markings covering =¼ of abdominal segment
- Mouthparts relatively hairless
- Pronotum black with orange-red to yellowish side and top margins
- Tip of scutellum long, narrow
- Distinctive orange-red to yellowish markings on wings