Away in the windswept greenery of a distant alpine meadow, birds sing sweet lullabies to the azure sky. Dragonflies chase rays of sunlight. Rainbows settle across the sparkling waterfalls. And among the dewey stamens of the shasta mountain daisies, according to the Shutterstock corporation, rests a bed bug:
Ok. So, not a bed bug. But what is it?
Ten Myrmecos Points (TM) to the first commenter who can name the family of the mystery critter. Per our new rules, you must also give identifying characters that support your entry.
The cumulative points winner for the month of July will win their choice of 1) an 8×10-sized print from my photo galleries, or 2) a guest post here on Myrmecos.