Zelus renardii

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Zelus renardii
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Zelus renardii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Reduviidae
Genus: Zelus
Species: Z. renardii
Binomial name
Zelus renardii
Kolenati, 1856

Zelus renardii is an assassin bug. First instar nymphs have been observed to collect a sticky substance from their eggs and rub it on their legs, which improves predation success on flies.[1]