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What is this? - Lethocerus americanus

What is this? - Lethocerus americanus
Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, Michigan, USA
March 19, 2010
Size: 2- 2 1/2 inches
Any help with ID would be great. Granddaughter found it out back...

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What is this? - Lethocerus americanus What is this? - Lethocerus americanus

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Genus Lethocerus
the "electric light bug" of yore. Probably L. americanus for your area

 
L. americanus sounds good
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toe biter
A true bug , family Belostomatidae, Order Hemiptera. Often referred to as toe biters or electric light bugs. They can bite via a pointy "beak." Always a cool and impressive insect to come across.

 
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