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Fiocruz-COLVEC - Coleção de Vetores da Doença de Chagas
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz
Instituto René Rachou
Belo Horizonte - Minas Gerais
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9963
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05/04/2010
last update
14/08/2018
summary

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.

data use restrictions

Available in the 'Policy for the Access of Data and Information on the Biological Collections', attached to the Organization Guide for the Biological Collections of Fiocruz, which can be obtained on the Biological Collections web page from Fiocruz Portal.

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Coleção de Vetores da Doença de Chagas, COLVEC (http://colvec.fiocruz.br/)

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