Ant Enemies - Alex Wild Photography
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Assassin bugs are sit-and-wait predators. This Zelus tetracanthus arrived at a blacklight insect trap and intercepted incoming prey, in this case a male trap-jaw ant. 

Tucson, Arizona, USA

Assassin bugs are sit-and-wait predators. This Zelus tetracanthus arrived at a blacklight insect trap and intercepted incoming prey, in this case a male trap-jaw ant. Tucson, Arizona, USA

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