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Assassin bug

Rhiginia cinctiventris


Size is 18-23 mm for the species. Boldly marked in black and orange as shown. Nocturnal in habits.


Attracted to a mercury vapor light and blacklight set up at night in Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge in south Texas. Habitat is coastal wetland.

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1 Comment

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Nice detail in these shots!

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Texas, USA

Spotted on Jun 4, 2010
Submitted on Jun 5, 2013

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