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Adhesive Trap for Triatomine Bugs

Caption: Researchers sampled 255 individual palm trees for triatomine bugs, employing a combination of adhesive traps (shown here) and manual bug searches.

Credit: Abad-Franch et al.

Usage Restrictions: This image may be freely reused so long as the authors and original work are cited: Abad-Franch et al., PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4(3).

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