Lista dos espécimes tipos e de variacoes genéticas de Triatomíneos (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) da colecao Rodolfo Carcavallo depositados do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Silva Rocha D, Galvão C, Pereira S, Jurberg J
A list of the Rodolfo Carcavallos Collection, recently adquired by the Entomological Collection of the Oswaldo Cruz Institute Rio de Janeiro was made. This list is mainly devoted to the type specimens and to the genetic and teratologic variations. Sixteen different mutants, several of them published, twenty one published teratologies and many type specimens (Ten holotypes, seven allotypes and a hundred nineteen paratypes), plus about 15.000 specimens corresponding to different stages of one hundred Triatominae species, are the basic materials for many publications, inclunding the "Atlas of Chagas disease vectors in the Americas"( Editora Fiocruz, 2 vols. out of 3, 1998).
Key words: Hemiptera, Reduviidae, Triatominae, types, Entomological Collection.