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Parasites - American Trypanosomiasis (also known as Chagas Disease)
Long, dark hairs covering entire body
Head short, strongly convex above
Overall color various shades of brown, body shiny
Legs short with long hairs
Reported U.S. Distribution
Page last reviewed:
May 9, 2019
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