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Giant Water Bug

Belostomatidae

Description:

Approximately two inches in length with dark grey/brown body with long front legs for grabbing prey.

Habitat:

Typically found in fresh water ponds and streams.

Notes:

Found in the outdoor plant section of a hardware store, very dry when found with injured legs.

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3 Comments

SaraPaige626
SaraPaige626 7 years ago

Thank you Ava T-B and StephenSolomons! =)

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 7 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah, SaraPaige626
I hope you like the site as much we do; there are many features you can explore:
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There is a blog http://blog.projectnoah.org/ where we post articles from spotters with special insight into different organisms.
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Enjoy yourself here, see you around!

StephenSolomons
StephenSolomons 7 years ago

These things are so cool! Nice catch.

SaraPaige626
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SaraPaige626

New York, USA

Spotted on Oct 18, 2013
Submitted on Nov 10, 2013

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