Flower bugs mating

Flower bugs mating

Observation - Flower bugs mating - UK and Ireland. Description: No obvious evidence here that these predatory bugs were recognizing each other as potential prey *. (Could this involve smell rather than visual criteria?) * Further to my post “Flower bug and nymph –iSpot 12th July 2012

No obvious evidence here that these predatory bugs were recognizing each other as potential prey *. (Could this involve smell rather than visual criteria?)
* Further to my post “Flower bug and nymph" –iSpot 12th July 2012