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Leafhopper Assassin Bug Nymph

Zelus renardii

Description:

A brightly colored nymph of Zelus renardii patrolling a small hedge. Despite their name, Z. renardii does not exclusively prey on leafhoppers.

Habitat:

A young hedge no more than a few feet tall. Nymphs of several varieties were everywhere.

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Matthew Hammond
Spotted by
Matthew Hammond

Conway, Arkansas, USA

Spotted on Sep 16, 2019
Submitted on Sep 27, 2019

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