Jagged Ambush Bug (Phymata fasciata)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Jagged Ambush Bug (Phymata fasciata)

Beneficial
Lies in wait on flower blooms to capture insects.

Learn: http://www.uky.edu/Ag/CritterFiles/casefile/insects/bugs/assassin/assassin.htm#ambush

Shown on Florida Native Plant: ASTER (Symphyotrichum spp. possibly simmondsii)

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