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Roach from Publix - Benacus griseus

Roach from Publix - Benacus griseus
Mt Juliet, Wilson County Tennessee County, Tennessee, USA
April 18, 2009
Size: 2 1/2 inchs long
found this what looks to be a roach being sweeped out of the Publix back dock. they said it may have come in with some of the produce. one person there said it looked like an African Roach. please identify

Moved from Uhler's Water Bug.

Moved from Lethocerus.

giant water bug
Found this on my property close to a pond. Never seen one before. Are they common in Nova Scotia? I am right on the N/Shore. No pic but what else could it be? is it a different species or moving northwards. How many species are there? -since 'mine'did not completely resemble any of those shown here.

Giant Water Bug
This is not a roach, but a giant water bug. Compare with other images here.

I agree. Giant Waterbug. The
I agree. Giant Waterbug.
They will try to find new water holes and can fly great distances(at night) so its not unusual to find them away from the water. I found one in our parking lot last week too.

Fly to lights, too.
These big bugs also fly to lights at night, which is how they earned another name: "electric light bug." They are frequently found "stranded" the next morning.

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