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Assassin Bug Nymph

Pristhesancus plagipennis

Habitat:

The veggie patch (on an eggplant)

Notes:

I think it may be a nymph of some kind.

1 Species ID Suggestions

lori.tas
lori.tas 9 years ago
Assassin Bug (nymph)
Pristhesancus plagipennis Assassin Bug (Pristhesancus plagipennis)


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6 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Wow! Lovely assassin bug!

Latimeria
Latimeria 9 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 9 years ago

Thanks for the identification!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

Assassin bug. Not sure what kind. Beautiful colors.

Kate Russo
Kate Russo 9 years ago

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

ScottDenson
ScottDenson 9 years ago

Was this taken on your iPhone? Really nice picture!

Kate Russo
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Kate Russo

4518, Queensland, Australia

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

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