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Giant Water Bug

Lethocerus sp.


Also known as a "toe-biter" due to their very painful bite. The female seeks out the male and lays eggs on his wings and he is then in charge of parental care in an interesting reversal of roles.

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Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Jun 10, 2010
Submitted on Apr 29, 2013

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