Bug found on Queen Anne's Lace in Vermont eating Honey Bee - Phymata americana
Milton, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA
This bug was on a Queen Anne's Lace and caught my eye. Has tiny wings and an odd pattern. Up close his face reminds me of a grasshopper. Looks like a simple eye but I cannot tell completely. I have never seen one before. I looked at more Queen Anne's and found that they were on most of the flowers, and then I found one that appeared to be eating a honeybee! I hope these are not predators of honeybees. Please help me to identify it so I can determine if I should alert the town as these flowers were on town property. Thank you!
Contributed by Betsy Finstad on 29 July, 2010 - 7:40pm Last updated 30 October, 2011 - 5:40pm
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