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Assassin Bug


A red-brown Assassin Bug with prominent brown and white banding on the edges of the abdomen. The thorax has 2 rather small protrusions, one on each side. The membranous part of the wings is a smoky dark brown. The body is quite hairy and the legs are red-brown with only a hint of banding. This was about 2.4 cm in length. Family Reduviidae.


On a wall near lights at night, semi-rural residential area, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico 2,200 meters.

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San Cristóbal, Chiapas, Mexico

Lat: 16.71, Long: -92.61

Spotted on Jul 2, 2019
Submitted on Jul 6, 2019

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