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Photo#80862
Florida Reduvidae - Microtomus purcis

Florida Reduvidae - Microtomus purcis
Jupiter, Martin County, Florida, USA
October 1, 2006
Size: 1 1/4 inch

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Nice one!
We don't have an adult image of this yet, but I'm pretty sure it's Microtomus purcis. As well as the photo linked from the guide page, check out the drawing (Fig 1) on page 3 of this Key to FL Reduviids (the name is misspelled pureis on the figure but I think it's a typo - it's purcis in the key).
I'm moving these to the guide - great contribution!

 
purcis
A simple Google™ search shows that's the only page anywhere with the "pureis" spelling. It looks to me like an OCR error from converting a scanned page to a text file.

Oddly enough, neither seems to mean anything in Latin or Greek- but I could be wrong.

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