Tag Archives: Reduviidae

09.26.2019 Painted Lady and the Assassin

Sounds like a mystery novel, eh?  🙂  But it’s just two more insects from our yard. The Painted Lady-Vanessa cardui was dining on the asters when I checked on them again yesterday afternoon.  I photographed one the other day while … Continue reading

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08.10.2015 Honest honey, it’s not what it looks like

Although I am sure this shot isn’t going to make anyone jealous, it isn’t what it seems…really, it isn’t.  🙂 This is a pair of jagged ambush bugs.Phymata sp. It is fairly common to find a male riding a female’s … Continue reading

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