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CHAVES, Luis Fernando; ZAMORA, Ezequiel  and  ALDANA, Elis. Mortality profile of female Rhodnius robustus (Heteroptera: Reduviidae). Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 2004, vol.38, n.3, pp.466-468. ISSN 1518-8787.

Mortality profile of 48 adult females of Rhodnius robustus shows that data analyzed by weeks and days have a statistical significantly fit (p<0.0001), that allows to affirm that mortality of this species is Gompertzian.

Keywords : Rhodnius; Insect vectors; Mortality.

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