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Milkweed Assassin Bug

Zelus (Zelus) longipes (Linnaeus 1767)

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Zelus longipes (Milkweed Assassin Bug) is a species of true bugs in the family assassin bugs. They visit flowers of Cuphea, Bidens alba, Euphorbia heterophylla cyathophora, and Tropical Milkweed. They are diurnal. Individuals can grow to 17.3 mm.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Milkweed Assassin Bug. View this species on GBIF