Subject: Found this bug… need help
Location: North of Houston TX
August 13, 2012 9:46 pm
Just curious… I work as a fire fighter and at the station i found this bug. Its august here and I work just north of Houston TX. It was out side near our trash bin just laying on the concrete. I attached a picture of it. Just thought it looked interesting and wanted to know what it was. thanks
Signature: David Mays

Assassin Bugs

Hi David,
This is an Assassin Bug, Mictomus purcis, a species with no common name.  Like other Assassin Bugs, they might bite if carelessly handled, so caution needs to be exercised when encountering Assassin Bugs.

Location: Texas

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