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Combining Public Health Education and Disease Ecology Research: Using Citizen Science to Assess Chagas Disease Entomological Risk in Texas

Fig 5

Key features of non-kissing bugs.

Key morphologic features distinguish similar-looking insects: (A) Gray color and dorsal crest of wheel bugs (Arilus cristatus) (B) Wide, flattened back legs of leaf-footed bugs (Leptoglossus sp.) (C) Short head of squash bugs (Mozena sp.) (D) Close view of mouthparts of a kissing bug (left; thin and straight) and non-kissing bug (right; thick and curved); Photos courtesy of M. Merchant (A), P. Porter (B, C), and R. Bardin (D).

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0004235.g005