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Giant mesquite bug


Large, 4cm, black with bright red.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Aaron_G 9 years ago
Giant mesquite bug
Thasus spp.

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Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Carlos must update as per suggestion...

MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Nice one!

Aaron_G 9 years ago

I know Thasus neocalifornicus from the southern U.S. and it ranges into Mexico, but I'm not sure if it goes as far south as your location. Then, there's Thasus gigas, which is fairly similar. Great looking bug, regardless!

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

great colors!

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Jalisco, Mexico

Spotted on Jul 7, 2012
Submitted on Jul 9, 2012

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