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Assassin Bug

Zelus luridus

Description:

Seeing the light for the very first time.

Habitat:

In leaves of a mango tree.

Notes:

Note the small ones with only the head out the "egg".

11 Comments

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 9 years ago

Added to Eastern Assassin Bugs mission!

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 10 years ago

Thanks Joseph fro the ID !

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 10 years ago

Wow, great spotting!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Great macro spotting..!!

JosephSmith
JosephSmith 10 years ago

looks like the first one's zelus luridus.

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 10 years ago

Thanks Yasser !

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 10 years ago

Joseph,
This are the assassins bug I have spotted in the same location: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/643... http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/651...

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 10 years ago

Jonathan, it seems the same for me.

JosephSmith
JosephSmith 10 years ago

looks kind of like an assassin bug
maybe zelus reduviidae?

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 10 years ago

Rubens check this out, http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/708...


the eggs are a little similar...

Yasser
Yasser 10 years ago

Brilliant set of photos Rubens!

rubens.luciano
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rubens.luciano

São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil

Spotted on Sep 4, 2011
Submitted on Sep 4, 2011

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