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#1 Offline smares - Posted June 6 2021 - 6:39 PM

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Found on the edge of the side walk during the day in Colorado. I don't think I e ever seen these guys before and I've lived here quite a while. They have a proboscis and small wings. I'm thinking they are snacking on the silver fish, there was a boom of them recently and I don't see them much since these guys showed up. Or they could be sucking plant juice I suppose.

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#2 Offline smares - Posted June 6 2021 - 6:41 PM

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Just realized you can't see the scale so I'd say they are about 4 mm

#3 Offline gcsnelling - Posted June 7 2021 - 2:30 AM

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Juvenile (apparently) true bug of some sort.


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#4 Online NPLT - Posted June 7 2021 - 8:13 AM

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Triatominae sp. I think.


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#5 Offline ZTYguy - Posted June 7 2021 - 8:30 AM

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If they are Triatominae then don't let them out. At all costs


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#6 Online NPLT - Posted June 7 2021 - 8:41 AM

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If they are Triatominae then don't let them out. At all costs

Chagas disease?


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Um, uh, Ants!

 

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