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jagged ambush bug

Phymata americana

Description:

tiny green and brown assassin bug nymph

Habitat:

spotted on a marigold in a flower border at the edge of a prairie meadow

2 Species ID Suggestions

Ambush bug
Phymata americana Species Phymata americana - BugGuide.Net


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3 Comments

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 6 years ago

Yes, americana americana, is what I was thinking also.

e.drinnon
e.drinnon 6 years ago

It looks like an assassin bug nymph.

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 6 years ago

I think it is P. americana americana (http://bugguide.net/node/view/618907/bgp...).

kathleen.lyn
Spotted by
kathleen.lyn

Eagle, Wisconsin, USA

Spotted on Jul 31, 2014
Submitted on Aug 8, 2014

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