My daughter was bitten by what we have identified as a red and black corsair (thanks to wonderful pictures found on this site). She was simply walking through the house and saw a small black beetle on her hand and picked it up to inspect it closer. She then screamed at the top of her lungs and flung it across the kitchen. It left a nasty welt on her thumb, and we had to search quite a bit to find what had bitten her. I put it in a plastic baggie and got on the internet to find more information on the pesky little bug. Is it common for this bug to bite, and if so, does it always cause painful welts? I have never heard of anything like this before.
Contributed by Janet on 25 October, 2004 - 10:05pm
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