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assassin bug

Zelus luridus


About 1 inch long bright green with red eyes.


This little guy was on a honeysuckle today.


I tried to research it but cant seem to locate what it was.

No species ID suggestions


Daacwen 2 years ago

thank you

LivanEscudero 2 years ago

This is the nymph (young) of an Assassin Bug of the Zelus sp. I think it is a Zelus luridus. See here:

Franklin, North Carolina, USA

Lat: 35.18, Long: -83.38

Spotted on Apr 28, 2012
Submitted on Apr 28, 2012

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