Subject: Mexican Mesquite Bug
Location: Tulum, Quintana Roo Mexico
March 17, 2013 7:56 am
You have a couple of picture of these identified as nymphs of Mexican and Costa Rican Mesquite Beetles. I am enclosing a picture taken at Tulum Mexico in March 4th in which there appear to be two stages of the bug – does this help to identify the species?
Signature: Gord Wakeling

Giant Mesquite Bugs

Giant Mesquite Bugs

Dear Gord,
These are Giant Mesquite Bugs in the genus
Thasus, but we cannot say for certain which species it is.

Location: Tulum, Mexico

2 Responses to Giant Mesquite Bugs from Mexico

  1. colleen says:

    I just love this bug “true” ….I’m a native of AZ. The First time , I’ve witness and Photo graphed a pictures !!!where / how do I send pictures….

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