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bug indentification
Location: North East Ohio by a pond
May 30, 2011 9:06 pm
Do you know the name of this bug?
I found it on Memorial Day on this Siberian Iris.
Signature: Spencer Anderson

Assassin Bug

Hi Spencer,
This is a beneficial, predatory Assassin Bug in the genus
Zelus.  They are reported to bite if carelessly handled, and the bite is allegedly somewhat painful, though there is no lasting effect.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Ohio

One Response to Assassin Bug

  1. drswanny says:

    This assassin is Zelus luridus.

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