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Ambush bugs belong to the family Phymatidae. They are small greenish yellow or brown-
These bugs are typically 3/8” to 1/2” in length. When at rest, their wings cover only the mid-
There are about a half dozen species in Florida. The following images show a Jagged Ambush Bug, phymata fasciata, probably the most common species in Florida. The pictures were taken in my yard in Deep Creek, Charlotte County.