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assassin bug? - Pygolampis pectoralis

assassin bug? - Pygolampis pectoralis
Cape May Bird Observatory Northwood Center, Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, USA
October 5, 2018
I'm down to the blurry and overexposed photos from our Bioblitz, the ones I've had trouble identifying. Thank you to everyone who's helped ID previous Bioblitz photos. This bug was crawling on the side of the building fairly high up, so I couldn't get any good pictures. If ID is possible I will frass immediately afterwards.

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assassin bug? - Pygolampis pectoralis assassin bug? - Pygolampis pectoralis

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Looks like Pygolampis pectoralis


Frass if you wish, but this would be BG's first specimen from NJ.

 
If it is that, then perhaps I
If it is that, then perhaps I can frass the second photo and keep the first. I wasn't expecting to get any new NJ records!

 
I'm confident of the ID.
If you decide to keep a shot, I'd keep the second one, though. It may not be the best, but a straight-on dorsal view is almost always preferred.

 
ok!
Thanks!

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