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Post  ralitaco on 5/28/2015, 8:26 am

Sorry for the poor quality of the picture, the litter bugger kept running from the camera.
Can anyone identify this bug? Is it friend of foe?


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Post  Cherbear on 5/28/2015, 8:54 am

Rather difficult to tell from the photo. What does the back look like?

Ok. I found a link with something with longlegs and thin antenna like that. Does your bug look like any of these? if so, its a damsel bug which is a predator and are North American as far as I can tell.

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Post  camprn on 5/28/2015, 11:33 am

Yup, your right, poor quality photo in that I cannot see the bug beyond that it is a bug. It may be a nymph. Please try to post a better photo.

In the meantime try bugguide.net.


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Post  AtlantaMarie on 5/28/2015, 2:09 pm

That looks similar to one I i.d. last year.  It was a good guy...  If you can see his face, does it look like he has fangs?

If so, it's probly an assassin bug.


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Post  ralitaco on 5/28/2015, 11:38 pm

Thanks for the suggestions.
If I see it again, I will try to get a better picture.
Unfortunately, I didnt have my ladder out and it was playing coy with the camera.
Thanks again.


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