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Assassin?
This bug was on a Camillia in my back yard now his image is my desktop image. Is this shy little guy an Assassin Bug? I can’t see a stinger.

This is an immature Assassin Bug Nymph in the genus Zelus. It doesn’t have a stinger, but it does have a piercing mouthpart.

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One Response to Zelus Assassin Bug Nymph

  1. drswanny says:

    This is a nymph of Zelus longipes, the only conspicuous red and black Zelus species (in the Nearctic region).

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