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A total of 665 Argas miniatus were collected in two municipalities in Bahia and Minas Gerais, Brazil. 596 (89.6%) had fed and 489 (82%) reacted to only one type of blood from birds (46.8%), rodents (30.9%), opossums (14.5%), cattle (4.3%) and horses (3.5%). The type of mammal blood was detected in...

Lorosa, E. S.; Andrade, R. E.; Valente, M. V. M.; Faria, M. S.; Cruz, J. R.; Gazeta, G. S.
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2007, 59, 6, pp 1485-1488

The results are presented of a survey of feeding habits of 1042 triatomines captured in domiciliary and peridomiciliary habitats in Brazil. The bugs tested by the precipitin technique included 508 Triatoma sordida from the states of Goiás, Minas Gerais and Mato Grosso do Sul, 231 T. rubrofasciata...

Lorosa, E. S.; Andrade, R. E. de; Santos, S. M. dos; Pereira, C. A.; Vinhaes, M. C.
Entomología y Vectores, 1999, 6, 2, pp 112-124

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