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Posted by kostas nianiopoulos on Tue Jul 05, 2022 9:52 pm

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They say that these insects are visitors to Greece from other countries. They came here, I don't know how they found enough food, maybe the weather favored them and they stayed. They eat other insects where they impale them with this proboscis they have. You usually see them at this time of year when the temperature is above 30c

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by Tom Whelan on Tue Jul 05, 2022 10:42 pm
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Fine capture of the striking colors of the assassin bug.
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by david fletcher on Wed Jul 06, 2022 1:58 am
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Cracking shot Kostas. Marvellous details.
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by Carol Clarke on Wed Jul 06, 2022 4:30 am
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Its not much fun being a bug....... something waiting to eat you at every moment! Amazing detail of this lethal killer, Kostas.

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by Cynthia Crawford on Fri Jul 08, 2022 7:55 pm
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Excellent shot with great detail and color. Thanks for the story too!
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