Found this Phymata nymph in nearby Newtown Square (PA) a few weeks ago but have been unable to identify it further than genus. Anyone know of a good online key to eastern species that might work for juveniles?
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Spiny assassin bug I found during a walk several days ago. I’m guessing this could be Sinea spinipes, but genus is challenging so that’s tentative. What I really like about this insect is its folded antennae. I’ve never noticed that … Continue reading
Here are a few photographs of kleptoparasitic flies stealing hemolymph from a praying mantis dining on a pentatomid. They might be Milichiella arcuata or M. lacteipennis, types of jackal flies, but those are just guesses. Jackal flies (Milichiidae) and frit flies (Chloropidae) … Continue reading