A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

assassin bug

Description:

A fly for dinner




Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

12 Comments

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 7 years ago

FANTASTICA CAPTURA!!!! Parabéns!

TeresaBurke
TeresaBurke 7 years ago

Niiiiiice!!!!!

MaryEvans2
MaryEvans2 7 years ago

Stunning macro shots - and awesome spotting

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Obrigado, Eduardo.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Superb capture Eduardo. Thanks.

EduardoFrick
EduardoFrick 7 years ago

a primeira /first one, ISO 800, f-9, 1/160seg sem flash, luz natural de um dia nublado / no flash, natural light of a hazy day.
as outras / the others, ISO 400, f-18 e f-22, 1/200seg com flash da câmera / with camera flash
Canon 100mm Macro USM

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Eduardo, que tipo de luz você usou? / Eduardo, what tipe of light did you use?

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 7 years ago

wow! what a story

EduardoFrick
EduardoFrick 7 years ago

I had to wait almost 50 minutes to take this photo. Four or 5 ants passed below the bug feet, but it decided not to harm them.

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Lovely nymph!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

I've seen a lot of assassin bugs, mature and nymphs, but I still didn't find one eating, only spiders.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Great shots.. especially #3.
Makes me hungry :)

EduardoFrick
Spotted by
EduardoFrick

Mogi das Cruzes, SP, Brazil

Lat: -23.50, Long: -46.15

Spotted on Jan 13, 2012
Submitted on Jan 13, 2012

Related Spottings

Assassin Bug Assassin Bug Assassin Bug Nymph Spotting

Nearby Spottings

Aphid Lion percevejo Leaffooted bug nymphs White-tipped Black Moth