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Subject: WHATS THIS BUG??
Location: Northern wisconsin forest (grass)
July 16, 2016 1:41 pm
Hello bugman, my name is jacob, and i found a bug in northern wisconsin that i cant identify. Date is july 15. Translucent head, six legs, large pincers, and maybe a stinger? Found at 2pm. Thanks
Signature: Jacob

Water Tiger

Water Tiger

Dear Jacob,
This is a Water Tiger, the predatory aquatic larva of a Predaceous Diving Beetle.  Since they are aquatic, we don’t understand why you found it on grass in a forest.  See BugGuide for verification of our ID.

Water Tiger

Water Tiger

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Wisconsin

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