Bugged

July 3, 2009

I hunted bugs this afternoon. The first to show is this guy who remains unidentified by me. Any suggestions from you bug nuts out there?

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING

    5 Comments

  • Eli July 4, 2009
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    That’s scary looking! Where did you see that?

  • Kevin Fleming July 5, 2009
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    Nice photographs of an interesting insect. Strange looking one, good luck with the ID!

    Kevin

  • David Layne July 5, 2009
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    Mr. Pratt! great pics, tell the family I said hi! Your bug is a species of assassin bug, of the family reduviidae. vicious predators they are, and deliver a nasty bite.

  • Tony Pratt July 6, 2009
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    Dave, Thanks for the identification. I had a fair amount of physical contact with this guy to get him to ‘pose’ in the right places. I’m glad I didn’t experience his wrath!!

  • jess September 26, 2009
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    do many hurt?

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