Ambush & Assassin Bugs
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Page Last Updated: November 23 2014
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Jagged Ambush Bugs - approx. 1 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Phymatidae (Ambush Bugs)
Genus: Phymata
Species: Fasciata? Pennsylvanica?
Jagged Ambush Bug - approx. 8 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Phymatidae (Ambush Bugs)
Genus: Phymata
Assassin Bug Nymph - approx. 8 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Reduviidae (Assassin Bugs)
Genus: Zelus?
Species: Luridus?
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Updated February 27 2013
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Updated February 27 2013
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Updated January 7 2012
5 species
Assassin Bug (Zelus) - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Reduviidae (Assassin Bugs)
Genus: Zelus
Species: Luridus
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Jagged Ambush Bug (with prey) - approx. 8 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Phymatidae (Ambush Bugs)
Genus: Phymata
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Updated February 27 2013
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Spined Assassin Bug - approx. 1 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Sinea
Species: Diadema
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Updated February 17 2013
Family: Reduviidae (Assassin Bugs)
Assassin Bug (Zelus) - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Reduviidae (Assassin Bugs)
Genus: Zelus
Species: ?
Brown Assassin Bug - approx. 1 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Acholla?
Species: Multispinosa?
Family: Reduviidae (Assassin Bugs)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
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Updated January 17 2013
Species: Fasciata? Pennsylvanica?
Species: Fasciata? Pennsylvanica?
Assassin Bug Nymph - approx. 7 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: ?
Genus: ?
Species: ?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Jagged Ambush Bug - approx. 8 mm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - September 2007
Assassin Bug Nymph (with prey) - approx. 8 mm - West Don Valley (Wilket Creek Park) - July 2007
Jagged Ambush Bug (with prey) on Queen Anne's Lace - approx. 8 mm - Leslie Spit - August 2009
Spined Assassin Bug on Canada Goldenrod - approx. 1 cm - Leslie Spit - September 2008
Assassin Bug (Zelus) with Red Soldier Beetle prey - approx. 1.5 cm - Kortright Centre for Conservation - July 2009
Brown Assassin Bug - approx. 1 cm  - Leslie Spit - August 2008
Jagged Ambush Bugs - approx. 1 cm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - August 2007
Assassin Bug Nymph - approx. 7 mm - Humber Valley (Lambton Woods) - May 2014
Assassin Bug (Zelus) - approx. 1.5 cm - Beaver Creek (Richmond Hill) - June 2008