Fiocruz-COLVET - Coleção de Vetores de Tripanosomatídeos

Fiocruz - Fundação Oswaldo Cruz
Instituto René Rachou
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz - CPqRR;
Av. Augusto de Lima 1715 - Barro Preto
Belo Horizonte - MG - Brazil

The collection of Triatominae began in 1996, from the donation from the private collection of Dr. Hélio Espinola, this started in 1973. Today is the depository of 5.100 specimens of 57 species from different populations of triatomines from Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, United States of America, Uruguay and Venezuela, and about 100 other specimens of Heteroptera in Brazil . In addition, shares are held about five hundred bugs. Besides the purpose of serving as a reference in triatomines, the insects are also used in studies of taxonomy and systematics. Click on the name of the collection, on the top of the page, for further information.

Online since: 05/04/2010
Last update: 20/04/2020

Number of records

Total: 13,251
Online: 13,251
Georeferenced: 1,346
(by municipality: 8,620)
With images: 0

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Raquel Aparecida Ferreira
Substitute curator:
Rita de Cássia Moreira de Souza
Raíssa Nogueira Brito