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Post  TCgardening on 4/27/2014, 9:42 am

Yesterday I found a number of these guys on the Stevia plant. Anyone know what they are? Friend or foe?
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 4/27/2014, 11:01 am

Even enlarged, I couldn't see:  Does it have fangs like a saber-tooth tiger?  If so, it's an assassin bug.  You might try these websites:

http://www.insectidentification.org/

http://bugguide.net/node/view/15740

https://insects.tamu.edu/extension/insctans/identification/
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Post  TCgardening on 4/27/2014, 11:27 am

Thanks AtlantaMarie,
That was a fast ID! It is the assassin bug, I could see the fang when I was checking them out yesterday.
Great links too.
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 4/27/2014, 3:45 pm

Good!  Glad it worked out.  Just don't let it bite you!  From my reading, it can cause humans trouble as well.
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Post  tagyourit on 4/28/2014, 12:22 pm

Yikes, I just visited those links and am now a bit terrified!
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Post  camprn on 4/28/2014, 12:55 pm

There are bad bugs, there are good bugs and then there are very very good bugs!

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Post  H_TX_2 on 4/29/2014, 6:13 pm

I agree it looks like an assassin bug. I had some last year but then also had leaf footed stink bugs and thought they were the same. The good guys have white spots.

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t15203-bugs-good-or-bad#157114
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