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Assassin Bug

Zelus luridus

Description:

Apple green body with darker brown upper body. Legs may display red, and eyes red.

Habitat:

Found across U.S. Uses various plants as camouflage.

Notes:

True bug (hemipteran) predator. Hunts various insects (including pest insects like aphids and pollinators like bees) using sticky traps and stealth.

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catgrin
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catgrin

Long Beach, California, USA

Spotted on Oct 18, 2014
Submitted on Oct 25, 2014

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