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Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
March 12, 2006
Size: ~3cm
From the compost bin. You can see the modified-front-leg pincers below the head (at least I think that's what I'm seeing). Are these dangerous?

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Dangerous? Well, they might bite you
but they're a lot smaller than you so I would expect it to be painful rather than life-threatening. :)
See Article. "No worse than a mild bee sting" to quote one of the fact sheets linked to the article.

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