|Ambush bugs blend in on yarrow flowers|
While many insects use camouflage as a means of not being eaten, for ambush bugs stealth also means lunch. Equipped with raptorial front legs for grabbing prey, these insects can make short work of any flower visitor who doesn't spot them first.
|An ambush bug's raptorial front legs|
In Delaware, I commonly find these bugs on yarrow or Queen Anne's Lace, but it takes a bit of practice to be able to regularly spot them!