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Assassin bug nymph vs. fly

Zelus luridus

Description:

1 cm long assassin bug nymph with its prey.

Habitat:

Meadow.


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9 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Thanks Dez!

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 6 years ago

Really great find!

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

It is Rieko!

RiekoS
RiekoS 6 years ago

Attached is my spotting. Is this the same?
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/148...

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Thanks Maria!
The assassin bug was definitely the winner SFShep - though it abandoned its lunch as soon as it saw my camera!

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

nice action series

Steven Sheppard
Steven Sheppard 6 years ago

The assassin bug is the winner of that contest. I didn't hold much hope for the fly though.

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Thanks J!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

Amazing shots, Karen!

Franklin, Tennessee, USA

Lat: 35.92, Long: -86.85

Spotted on Oct 20, 2012
Submitted on Oct 20, 2012

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