Durham County, North Carolina, USA July 13, 2004 Size: circa 20 mm
Found in the bay of a lighted car wash, quite feisty. Perhaps it was foraging for wounded insects? This is,the Eastern Bloodsucking Conenose, Triatoma sanguisuga, see comments. Chilled and posed. (They wake up from chilling quite rapidly.)
Size estimated. I do not believe I was able to get a photo next to a scale.
Contributed by Cotinis on 23 July, 2004 - 3:46pm Last updated 31 March, 2009 - 8:04am
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