Subject: Unidentified flying insect in Cancun, Mexico
Location: Cancun, Mexico
February 14, 2014 10:09 pm
Seen this insect in pools and crawling around walls. Haven’t actually seen it flying but it looks
like it does. Please help identify it. Thanks!
The best we are able to provide at this time is a general identification. This is a True Bug in the suborder Heteroptera, but we have not had any success in providing a species identification. It appears as though it might be in the family Lygaeidae, the Seed Bugs. It is not represented on BugGuide which is devoted to North American species.
Thanks very much for the information Daniel !