Hemiptera - Isaac Mallol
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Orange assassin bug awaits under leaf (Zelus longipes)

(ENG) Usually we find many of the animals hanging upside-down from leaves and branches. This insect is an assassin bug, inside the family of Reduviidae. You can tell that by the formidable curved proboscis (also called rostrum), a sharp pointed mouth to kill his victims and suck their fluids. While waiting to ambush a victim, he was cleaning himself up.

(ESP) Normalmente encontramos muchos de los animales colgando al revés de hojas y ramas. Este insecto es un bicho asesino, dentro de la familia Reduviidae, puedes fijarte en su formidable probóscide (también llamada rostrum), una boca puntiaguda y afilada que utiliza para matar a sus víctimas y chupar sus fluidos. Mientras esperaba a emboscar una víctima, se acicalaba.

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