Look at this interesting bug.

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by thekid, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. thekid

    thekid Songster

    Can somebody tell me what this is? My dad found it at work on some steel and didnt know what it was, we looked in bug books and online. Still cant find what kind it is.

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    Last edited: Jul 22, 2011
  2. flowerchicks

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    no idea, but I'm glad it's in PA and I'm not [​IMG]
     
  3. bluesub

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  4. Heathero617

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    i've seen those. cant think of their name right now. I have a wierd bug i'd like identified if i remember to post the pics tomorrow. It injects its eggs into trees and dies hanging on the bark by their "injectors" and the trr fills with larvae. Odd critter, no clue what it is. Cool bug ya got there tho!
     
  5. thekid

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    I put in a piece of leaf and a daddy long leg in with it I still havent opened the bag so I will see which one it ate!
     
  6. thekid

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    Thankyou, I see you are from PA also. My dad found this working in Pitt. Too bad the bucs lost tonight lol.
     
  7. itsy

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    Nice ID, Blue!!!!

    I was just reading about them. Apparently, they rarely bite, but when they do - it's painful! The bite is not dangerous, but it hurts.
     
  8. bluesub

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    The only reason I could ID it was that I found a dead one last fall and someone else IDed it for me...
     
  9. Q9

    Q9 General Headache

    It's an assassin bug. Want to have some fun? Put it in a jar with a couple of crickets, then leave it alone for a while. Fun stuff...

    Assuming you have a sick idea of fun. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 23, 2011
  10. thekid

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    I put it in the garden like 5 minutes ago lol
     

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