Newly Hatched Wheel Bugs

what are these?
We found these making a hive on the side of our Georgia home. Are they some kind of Ants?

Hi Sam,
Your Wheel Bugs are not making a hive, they are hatching. These are a type of Assassin Bug. They are predators and very good in the garden. When they mature, they will have wings and a cog-like projection on their backs which gives them their common name. Be careful though, they can give a painful bite.

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