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    • Countercurrent heat exchange and thermoregulation during blood-feeding in kissing bugs. 

      Lahondère, Chloé; Insausti, Teresita C.; Paim, Rafaela M. M.; Luan, Xiaojie; Belev, George; Pereira, MMarcos H.; Ianowski, Juan P.; Lazzari, Claudio R. (2017-11-21)
      Blood-sucking insects experience thermal stress at each feeding event on endothermic vertebrates. We used thermography to examine how kissing-bugs Rhodnius prolixus actively protect themselves from overheating. During ...