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Assassin Bug - Pygolampis pectoralis

Assassin Bug - Pygolampis pectoralis
Beverly Hills, Citrus County, Florida, USA
July 14, 2006
Size: approx. 1.5 cm
Spotted on the wall of our local strip mall around 10:30 PM. (This one has me completely stumped.)

Moved from Pygolampis to page for P. pectoralis, the only species found in Florida.

Moved from Assassin Bugs.

Moved from True Bugs.

Assassin bug.
This is something in the Reduviidae, so be careful:-) I have not committed the genera to memory, and there are several with this general body shape and coloration.

Assassin bug
Thanks! I've misidentified something as Reduviidae in the past so wasn't sure about this one -- especially since I thought it might be a larva until I realized it had wings.

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