Risk of Chagas Disease in Texas May Be Higher than Previously Thought

Most assassin bugs feed on other insects, but conenose bugs in the genus Triatoma are assassin bugs that feed on vertebrates, including rodents and sometimes humans. They usually bite people at night while they’re sleeping, and the bites often occur on the face because it is not protected by blankets, which is why these insects […]

Source: Entomology Today

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