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Assassin Bug - Rhynocoris ventralis

Assassin Bug - Rhynocoris ventralis
Packer Saddle, Sierra County, California, USA
June 30, 2006

Moved

Moved
Moved from Rhynocoris. for reasons compare genus info page.

Definitely Rhinocoris
Contrast between red coriae of the forewings (hemelytrae) and light orange connexivum make this species especially elegant. Often found lurking on flowers, these assassin bugs are among the most dangerous foes of solitary bees and wasps.

 
Thanks for the ID
Richard and Eric, you guys are the best!!

I believe so.
This is not Apiomerus, which leaves only Rhinocoris as an option as far as I know.

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