Wasps (Polistes) placed in terraria were avoided, as were carabid beetles and reduviid bugs.
We have seen in our consideration of poisonous insects, that various species of reduviid bugs readily attack man.
The disease is transmitted by the bites of several species of assassin-bugs, or reduviid, notably by Conorhinus megistus.
reduviid re·du·vi·id (rĭ-dōō'vē-ĭd, -dyōō'-)
A member of the family Reduviidae; an assassin bug.