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Table 3 Cytogenetic characteristics of P. tibiamaculatus comb. nov. and Panstrongylus spp.

From: Do not judge a book by its cover: would Triatoma tibiamaculata (Pinto, 1926) belong to Triatoma Laporte, 1832, or to Panstrongylus Berg, 1879, with misleading homoplasies?

Panstrongylus spp. Karyotype Autosomal number Sex determination system FISH
(45S rDNA)
P. chinai 2n = 23a 20a X1X2Ya The largest autosomal parg
P. geniculatus 2n = 23a 20a X1X2Ya The largest autosomal parh
P. howardi 2n = 23b 20b X1X2Yb The largest autosomal pari
P. lignarius 2n = 23a 20a X1X2Ya The largest autosomal parg
P. lutzi 2n = 24c,d 20c,d X1X2X3Yc,d The largest autosomal pari
P. megistus 2n = 21e 18e X1X2Ye The largest autosomal parg
P. rufotuberculatus 2n = 23a 20a X1X2Ya The largest autosomal parh
P. tibiamaculatus comb. nov 2n = 23f 20f X1X2Yf The largest autosomal parg
P. tupynambai 2n = 23f 20f X1X2Yf
  1. X X sex chromosome, Y Y sex chromosome
  2. aCrossa et al. [35]
  3. bPanzera et al. [36]
  4. cSantos et al. [37]
  5. dAlevi et al. [38]
  6. eSchreiber and Pellegrino [39]
  7. fPanzera et al. [40]
  8. gPanzera et al. [41]
  9. hPita et al. [42]
  10. iPanzera et al. [43]