Predator I.D. ???

Matt K

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Does anyone know what this is? Its body is built like some sort of assassin bug, but its front legs are very muscular and scythe like. (Like a mantis arm only sharp instead of toothy/serrated)....





Thanks!
 

lucanidae

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Ambush bug (Phymatidae), genus Phymata because of the jagged shape.
 

beetleman

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yes the ambush bug! i love these guys,it's amazing on how big the prey they can subdue.
 
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