Bugs Commonly Confused with Triatomine Bugs
These bugs are not vectors for Chagas disease, although they are closely related and commonly confused with triatomine bugs.
Assassin bug. Western corsair Rasahus thoracicus (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) Adult. Photo courtesy Peter J. Bryant
Wheel bug (right), Arilus cristatus (Linnaeus) (Hemiptera: Reduviidae), preying on a squash bug. Photo courtesy B. Drees