Taxonomy: Insects Others
Animal: Paederus cruenticollis 5 16a.jpg
Sites: Skin
Paederus cruenticollis, Whiplash rove beetle - Finch Hatton bug - toxic secretions, found in Central Queensland, Australia. The toxic secretions cause a linear whiplash streak, a red rash in 12 hours which then blisters and becomes itchy after 7 days. Treat with a soothing cream and beware of secondary infections after the blister breaks.

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