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Assassin Bug Nymph

Pristhesancus plagipennis


The veggie patch (on an eggplant)


I think it may be a nymph of some kind.

1 Species ID Suggestions

lori.tas 11 years ago
Assassin Bug (nymph)
Pristhesancus plagipennis Assassin Bug (Pristhesancus plagipennis)

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KarenL 11 years ago

Wow! Lovely assassin bug!

Latimeria 11 years ago

I've read a couple scientific papers talking about this assassin bug, but I was never able to see a picture of one until now. Thanks for helping me solve that mystery!

Kate Russo
Kate Russo 11 years ago

Thanks for the identification!

CarolSnowMilne 11 years ago

Assassin bug. Not sure what kind. Beautiful colors.

Kate Russo
Kate Russo 11 years ago

Nope! I took the picture on my little MEGA O.I.S. 28mm wide lumix. And thanks! :)

ScottDenson 11 years ago

Was this taken on your iPhone? Really nice picture!

Kate Russo
Spotted by
Kate Russo

4518, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Dec 21, 2011
Submitted on Dec 21, 2011

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