Copyright: Per Hoffmann Olsen

Rhynocoris iracundus (Poda, 1761)

Rhynocoris iracundus

 

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  • German/Austrian: Rote Mordwanze
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  • Location: Austria, Niederösterreich, Oberweiden
  • Date: 01/06/2017
  • Copyright: Per Hoffmann Olsen
  • Camera: Canon EOS 50D
  • Lens: Sigma 150mm APO Macro

 

A solitary bee got unlucky here. They catch their prey with the forelegs, holding the prey down and then injecting a lethal saliva with the rostrum that liquefies the insides of the prey. Their sting is very painfull to humans.

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