Giant Mesquite Bug Nymphs from Mexico

Subject: What kind?
Location: Mexico, Quintana Roo, Yucatán península
December 16, 2013 8:25 pm
I found these in Mexico – in Quintana Roo on top of a 40 m pyramid and I would like to know what they are, as their colours are incredible.
Signature: jana

Immature Giant Mesquite Bugs
Immature Giant Mesquite Bugs

Hi jana,
These colorful guys are immature Giant Mesquite Bugs in the genus
Thasus.  We have only one species north of the Mexican border, but Mexico and Central America are hosts to several other species in the genus.

thank you very much for letting me know.

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