Hi everyone. I've been searching everywhere trying to find out what this is that bit me...that's how I wound up here. I'm in Orlando. Talked to the entomologist for Agriculture Dept who said it sounded like a "bark beetle", but pictures on here don't coincide with this. It's about the size of an ant. Looks like it had wings. Has curved "pinchers" at front of head. Appears to be light brown, but hard to tell because it's has all kinds of stuff on it's back...like it's carrying a mountain of debris. It's been in a plastic back on a piece of paper since Sunday and it's "still alive".
Bit me in the back of the leg causing a swelling somewhat like a red ant bite, but worse. Caused intense burning all over my leg in different areas. Now treating with prescription antibiotic cream. Does ANYBODY KNOW what this could be, or if not where I can go to find out???? Thank you so much for any assistance!
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