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Thread-legged bug

Empicoris vagabundus


Very small (~10mm without legs), inconspicuous assassin bug (heteroptera), brown and cream pattern, raptorial front legs and curved rostrum. Looks like a gnat at rest.


Lives mainly in trees, feeds on aphids and other small insects.


Found it on my bathroom floor, moving slowly (like stalking). Took it outside for photos and left it on the rose bushes.

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Alex C.
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Alex C.

Botoșani, Romania

Spotted on Jul 24, 2017
Submitted on Jul 24, 2017

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