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Pennsylvania Ambush Bugs with prey (Fly)

Phymata pennsylvanica

Description:

Small, distinctly shaped insects. Females larger than males and and tend to be lighter colored. Males often ride around on the back of the females. Here the female has captured a Fly.

Habitat:

Meadow. Found on Giant Goldenrod.

Notes:

A pair of several I found at this location. The rest of them: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/159... http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/166...

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ForestDragon
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ForestDragon

New York, USA

Spotted on Aug 23, 2013
Submitted on Feb 11, 2014

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