List of bugs that have bitten me

ONISCIDEA
Porcellio spinicornis (Brickwork Woodlouse): no associated observation - bit when handled, but it couldn't break the skin
Trachelipus rathkii (Rathke's Woodlouse): no associated observation - bit when handled, but it couldn't break the skin

HEMIPTERA
Anthocoridae (Minute Pirate Bugs): https://inaturalist.ca/observations/145394487 - bit when landed on arm
Thysanoptera (Thrip): no associated observation - bit when landed on arm

NEUROPTERA
Chrysopa chi (X-marked Green Lacewing): https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/140530595 - bit when handled, but couldn't break the skin

HYMENOPTERA
Camponotus herculeanus (Hercules Carpenter Ant): https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/220140882 - bit when handled
Formica (Wood, Mound, and Field Ants) no associated observation - bit when handled. Also bit when I walked near a nest and they crawled up my pants
Vespula (Ground Yellowjackets): no associated observation - bit when I was running through a field and it smacked into my arm in flight

COLEOPTERA
Carabus nemoralis (Bronze Ground Beetle): no associated observation - bit when handled
Malachius aeneus (Scarlet Malachite Beetle): https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/191501293 - bit when handled

DIPTERA
Culicidae (Mosquito): no associated observation - bit when landed on bare skin

ORTHOPTERA
Acrididea (Grasshopper - likely the Two-striped Grasshopper / Melanoplus bivittatus): no associated observation - bit when I was handling it and put my finger under the head right next to the mouthparts

ODONATA
Sympetrum (Meadowhawk): no associated observation - bit when I was handling it and put my thumb under the head right next to the mouthparts

Posted on June 04, 2024 02:53 PM by little_blue_heron little_blue_heron

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