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Jagged ambush bug



These insects lie in wait for prey relying on their superb camouflage. Armed with raptorial forelegs, ambush bugs routinely capture prey ten or more times their own size. They form a subgroup within the assassin bugs.


Mason Farm Biological Reserve

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Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Thanks, Gilma. I was photographing hoppers and lady beetles and then saw this. I thought at first it was exuvia of some insect!

Gorgeous creature!! It is so camouflage and probably not that did you see it?! Great spotting, Maria dB.

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Maria dB

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Sep 22, 2013
Submitted on Oct 1, 2013


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