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Milkweed Assassin Bug (mating)

Zelus longipes

Description:

Zelus longipes is a terrestrial ambush predator with a swift execution style. Bright orange and black markings with long black legs. Males usually measure around 16.1 – 16.8 millimeters while females hover around 18.2 – 18.4 millimeters.

Habitat:

Spotted in an overgrown area in Biloxi, Mississippi.

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2 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 2 years ago

Thank You Ashley for the nomination.

AshleyT
AshleyT 2 years ago

“Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated”

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Biloxi, Mississippi, USA

Spotted on Nov 6, 2019
Submitted on Nov 9, 2019

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