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Broad-Headed Bug

Hyalymenus sp.

Description:

Broad-Headed Bug of the Family Alydidae, 1 cm long. Many species of this family are great ant mimics. The head is usually as broad as long (hence the name) and the last antennal segment is elongated and slightly curved. They usually feed on seeds.

Habitat:

Came to the parking lights of a shopping mall, San Cristobal de Las Casas, 2,200 meters.

2 Comments

Same here Lauren :) Amazing how we could learn from others' PN spottings even if we've not seen them yet in real life :)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Thank you Agnes! Love learning something new every day!

LaurenZarate
Spotted by
LaurenZarate

Chiapas, Mexico

Spotted on Jun 9, 2013
Submitted on Jun 17, 2013

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