Stilt Bug
Genus Jalysus


Jalysus stilt bug
This tiny, skinny thing, that looked like a sliver on stilts, was sitting on the dirty trunk
of my white car in Taylorsville,
Salt Lake County, Utah.  I just had to run and get my
camera to capture its little essence.  © Carol Davis 10-24-2015


stilt bug in Taylorsville, Utah
It was very patient as I took its picture. I had never seen one of these on such a tiny
scale. Jalysus Stilt Bugs dine on moth eggs (says Bugguide).  Bugguide identified it
to the genus level for me on Dec. 26, 2016.  © Carol Davis 10-24-2
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