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assassin bug

Saltos de línea: as¦sas|sin bug

Definición de assassin bug en inglés:

sustantivo

A long-legged predatory or bloodsucking bug which occurs chiefly in the tropics and feeds mainly on other arthropods. Some of those that bite humans can transmit microorganisms such as that causing Chagas' disease.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • An assassin bug passes by and eats the clutch for breakfast.
  • Perhaps it is this effect that the assassin bug uses to gauge its distance from a victim?
  • They are called kissing bugs or assassin bugs in English, but in Latin America they have many regional names.

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