Jagged Ambush Bug, Part II   (three photos)
Immature bugs
Genus Phymata

ambush bug

tiny green ambush bug

tiny unmarked jagged ambush bug
These were two very small Ambush Bugs--immature, I think.  This last one has no brown markings
at all and it was the smaller.  I love these things! They just sit motionless like crab spiders and wait
for their prey.  It seems to me they particularly like yellow flowers to hunt on.  I found these next
to the river on the road to Bear River MBR, Box Elder County, Utah  © Carol Davis, 7-12-2009

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