Tustin, Orange County, California, USA June 18, 2007 Size: 1/4" not incl antennae
I noticed the gaping hole in the abdomen of this (mirid?) bug. The bug was alive at the time. The last photo was taken about 3 hours later, in which the edges of the hole have begun to close in, presumably drying out. The bug was alive at this time, too, but died a few hours later. Any idea what causes a thing like this?
Contributed by Joyce Thompson on 18 June, 2007 - 7:18pm Last updated 6 September, 2009 - 1:40am
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