Monday, September 4, 2023

September 4, 2023

I am a Milkweed Assassin Bug
I eat everything from caterpillars to flies
I catch prey with my sticky forelegs.
Insert my stylets, and my prey is paralyzed.
Like spiders I use extra-oral digestion
And then drink my preys insides.

Location: Titusville Field Station, Titusville


Photo and text © 2023 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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