17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
An Assassin Bug's Balance

This photo is of an immature stage of some species of assassin bug. It belongs to the Reduviidae family of the order Hemiptera. I found this little guy in the medicine garden at the Monteverde campus I was staying at in Costa Rica.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2019
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: Monteverde, Costa Rica
Camera: NIKON D3400
Copyright: © Sofia Lopez