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Pennsylvania Ambush Bug with prey (Yellowjacket)

Phymata pennsylvanica

Description:

Small, uniquely shaped bugs with grasping front legs. Able to take much larger prey as seen here. I saw the wasp and as I approached for a photo I realized that it had become dinner for this lovely Assassin Bug. Smaller male piggybacking on the female.

Habitat:

Meadow. Found on Giant Goldenrod.

Notes:

Two of several found in this location. The rest of them: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/159... http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/164...

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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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