Wheel Bug Hatchlings

Subject: what in the world is this??
Location: Odessa FL
March 11, 2014 12:17 pm
Ran across this on my column next to my front door. Do i want these things around?
Signature: helpintampa

Wheel Bug Hatchlings
Wheel Bug Hatchlings

Dear helpintampa,
These are Wheel Bug hatchlings, and they are a species of predatory Assassin Bug that helps to control unwanted insect pests in the garden.  In our book, they are beneficial.

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