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Photo#1544924
small bug - Pselliopus cinctus

small bug - Pselliopus cinctus
tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
June 27, 2018
Size: 10mm

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Moved from Pselliopus.

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Enlighten me please sir, is t
Enlighten me please sir, is this close to what the TV news is calling the Kissing Bug? It looks in some ways similar.
Sam

 
Same family...
...but this one is a predator of other insects. It does not suck blood or transmit disease (although it can deliver a painful bite if handled carelessly).

 
Thanks Ken, it looks one to h
Thanks Ken, it looks one to handle carefully.
Sam