The Kissing Bug

Family connections are curious. There are those which are reputedly good and those not so good.

Every teenager has endured a warning about associating with someone from a bad family. The discussion usually includes a lot of justification on the part of the parent and rationalization on the part of the parent.

When it comes to the insect world, the rationalization usually wins out. A case in point is the bloodsucking conenose or “kissing bug.”

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Posted: February 21, 2013

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Big Bend Wakulla, Bug Identification, Bugs, Environment, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Local, Native Plants, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Wakulla, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County Extension

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