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Assassin Bug - Rhynocoris ventralis

Assassin Bug - Rhynocoris ventralis
Goldendale, Klickitat County, Washington, USA
June 26, 2011
near Brooks Memorial State Park, in open oak/pine terrain
found on a very busy Frasera albicaulis var. columbiana

Robust Assassin Bug, Apiomerus sp.

Moved from ID Request.

Rhynocoris, I think

The experts will be able to say for sure.

I agree, your photo is a much
I agree, your photo is a much better match.
I used Haggard & Haggard's Insects of the Pacific Northwest ( to identify this one, and I should always remember to double-check i.d.'s from that book because they're sometimes a bit off or out of date.

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