Toe-Biter from Canada

Subject: Flying bug
Location: Camrose, Alberta , Canada
September 6, 2016 7:14 pm
Hope you can identify this bug. You can see how big it is compared to the thumb next to it. It flew into the building at night., maybe attracted to the lights.
Signature: Patricia Wilcox

Toe-Biter
Toe-Biter

Dear Patricia,
This Giant Water Bug has several other common names, including Toe-Biter, because of the number of waders who have been surprised while in the water, and Electric Light Bug because of their propensity for being attracted to artificial lights.

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