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Family Belostomatidae - Giant Water Bugs

Abedus herberti 5th instar teneral and darkened - Abedus herberti Abedus herberti breathing strap - Abedus herberti - female Abedus herberti hatching - Abedus herberti - male Abedus herberti proboscis and stylet - Abedus herberti Giant Water Bug - Abedus herberti - male Abedus indentatus Abedus immaculatus nymph - Abedus immaculatus Pathogen? - Abedus herberti - female

Belostomatid male with eggs - Belostoma lutarium - male Belostoma Bug - Bethel, Ohio - October 11, 2008 - Belostoma The beak - Belostoma testaceum What Species? - Belostoma lutarium ? - Belostoma lutarium Water bug - Belostoma Belostoma flumineum - male

Large bug in WA state - Lethocerus americanus Giant Water Bug - Lethocerus americanus Which Lethocerus - Lethocerus uhleri Belostomatidae - Lethocerus americanus unid. giant water bug - Lethocerus americanus Unknown  - Benacus griseus Belostomatidae - Lethocerus americanus Lethocerus americanus