The Mating Game

Challenge #35 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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In the world of small creatures, show us two insects [perhaps more], spiders, (or other small arthropod creatures) as mating couples. They should be outside, on flowers, leaves, or trees, NOT under studio lights. Macro shots welcome. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
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Harlequin Bugs.... Party Time!
by RuthC
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I think this is why we see them in plague-proportions in a few weeks' time!
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Submitted: Saturday, 12th January, 2013 11:59 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 10th October, 2010
Focal length: 5.8 mm
Shutter speed: 1/60 sec
Aperture: F2.8
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Notes: Hand-held, shaded light.
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