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Native Assassin bugs: Apiomerus montanus

Discussion in 'Field Trips (Natural Habitats)' started by Aquarimax, Jun 26, 2019.

  1. Aquarimax

    Aquarimax Arachnoangel Active Member

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    4C83FA07-5519-4710-B0FB-098752C25AE6.jpeg On a hike in the foothills with my wife yesterday, I ran into this lovely couple dining on a fly. I just snapped some photos and left them alone. I have never kept assassin bugs, but I find my interest in doing so is increasing with time...
    Thanks to bugguide, I have a species ID.
     
    Last edited: Jun 26, 2019
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  2. moricollins

    moricollins Arachnoking Old Timer

    Nice! That's a great find. Good on you for leaving them in nature.
     
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  3. VolkswagenBug

    VolkswagenBug Arachnobaron Active Member

    Wow, I don't think I've ever seen an assassin bug around here (tons of LFBs and firebugs, though). Nice find!
     
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