Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Fall Fund Drive

TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#64270
Assassin Bug - Pygolampis pectoralis

Assassin Bug - Pygolampis pectoralis
Beverly Hills, Citrus County, Florida, USA
July 14, 2006
Size: approx. 1.5 cm
Spotted on the wall of our local strip mall around 10:30 PM. (This one has me completely stumped.)

Moved
Moved from Pygolampis to page for P. pectoralis, the only species found in Florida.

Moved
Moved from Assassin Bugs.

Moved
Moved from True Bugs.

Assassin bug.
This is something in the Reduviidae, so be careful:-) I have not committed the genera to memory, and there are several with this general body shape and coloration.

 
Assassin bug
Thanks! I've misidentified something as Reduviidae in the past so wasn't sure about this one -- especially since I thought it might be a larva until I realized it had wings.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.