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English Name

Assassin Bug


An adult Assassin bug is 12 to 33 mm long. Some species are brightly colored, others are not. The beak is usually curved and tucks under head into a groove. It is found naturally in most gardens where insects are present. It is a predator of many common pest species of insects, including flies and caterpillars.



Did you know?

The smallest flower in the world comes from the Wolffia plant; commonly called watermeal, this plant is native to many parts of the world and has up to 11 different species.