this bug is the first like it i have ever seen.
June 21, 2011 12:13 am
I found this bug in my kitchen sink. It makes a loud chirp/ squeal. I live on a lake in south Texas. It has visible eyes and its front legs look like it uses them to eat.
Signature: Jeanette Stockman
We love your photo. This is a Giant Water Bug and it is also commonly called a Toe-Biter. Though it is an aquatic insect, we doubt that it was attracted to your sink as a water source, and it is also not interested in food scraps as it is a very proficient predator. Another common name for the Giant Water Bug is Electric Light Bug, and we believe it was probably attracted to a light over the sink.