ID#: 21020
The insect depicted here, in this dorsal view, was a species of Triatoma, or kissing bug, which as a vector, is able to transmit the protozoan pathogen, Trypanosoma cruzi, which causes the incurable illness known as Chagas disease.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Kay DeWitt
Creation Date: 1965
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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