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Kissing Bugs

Formally known as triatominae, kissing bugs are blood-sucking insects. Their season peaks in Arizona between May and June.  A second peak may be seen in September.
Kissing bugs are usually seen at dusk and are attracted to light. Kissing bugs can enter your house through small openings. At night kissing bugs will feed on available blood sources. Be sure to wash all linens you think may be infected from kissing bugs. Seal any cracks in your house to prevent kissing bugs from entering.
 
Retrieved from the University of Arizona, Department of Neuroscience,
http://neurosci.arizona.edu/gotkissingbugs

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