Photography by Josh Hillman

Family: Phymatidae (ambush bugs)
Species: Sambucus nigra canadensis (American elder, elderberry)
Rhoden Cove, Lake Jackson
Tallahassee, FL     May 8, 2005

Mating ambush bugs, sheltered by the flower clusters of the American elder

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© 2005 Josh Hillman

Canon EOS 20D
ISO 100; 1/200sec @ f/11
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM
Focal length: 100mm
Flash: Canon Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX