The Kissing Bug
Family connections are curious. There are those which are reputedly good and those not so good.
Every teenager has endured a warning about associating with someone from a bad family. The discussion usually includes a lot of justification on the part of the parent and rationalization on the part of the parent.
When it comes to the insect world, the rationalization usually wins out. A case in point is the bloodsucking conenose or “kissing bug.”