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Photo#475402
Weird Biting Beetle - Benacus griseus

Weird Biting Beetle - Benacus griseus
Bellvue, Michigan, USA
May 2, 2010
It bit the heck out of the person holding it...he's fine but would really like to know what it is?

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Weird Biting Beetle - Benacus griseus Weird Biting Beetle - Benacus griseus Weird Biting Beetle - Benacus griseus

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Moved from Benacus.

 
What can you see in this picture
that tells you this is Benacus and not Lethocerus?

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Moved from Giant Water Bug.

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Moved from ID Request.

L. americanus sounds correct
as it's the only species found in your area.

Giant water bug, maybe lethocerus americanus
this one:

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