June 28, 2018 7:18 a.m. P1740964
These Triatoma gerstaeckeri usually hang out where there are plenty of mammals to provide blood meals (like dog pens) and that isn't the specialty of LBJ WC. However, the numbers of seeds mean healthy populations of cotton rats and other animals and birds that eat the rats! Reduviid.
May 10, 2012 7:36 a.m. P1100933
This is a Squash Bug, Anasa tristis, at LBJ Wildflower Center.
May 10, 2012 7:36 a.m. P1100934
Another look at the Squash Bug, Anasa tristis, at LBJ WC.