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Jagged Ambush Bug

Phymata fasciata

Description:

A creamy white striped ambush bug trying to hide in a bright yellow goldenrod. Phymata americana would have most likely hidden better, being yellow, but beggars can't be choosers!

Habitat:

On a well grown goldenrod on a high slope, in a ditch beside the road. It was dusk in September in Arkansas and the temperature and humidity was high.

Notes:

This is my first ambush bug find. :D

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Matthew Hammond
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Matthew Hammond

Arkansas, USA

Spotted on Sep 17, 2019
Submitted on Sep 22, 2019

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