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Assassin Bug - Zelus tetracanthus

Assassin Bug - Zelus tetracanthus
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
February 14, 2010
Size: 7mm
Found dead in leaf litter at the edge of a coastal plain pond.

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Assassin Bug - Zelus tetracanthus Assassin Bug - Zelus tetracanthus

Moved from Zelus tetracanthus.

Moved from nymphs.

Moved from Assassin Bugs.
Scott, I was a little puzzled, since all the Zelus nymphs I've seen have been green. But I did see some just like this one in this section.

Zelus Nymph?
I saw one of these yesterday in the freezing temps under a piece of bark in the leaf litter. It seemed to be still alive, but very lethargic.

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