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Insect ID please

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by jryoung1947, Jul 20, 2008.

  1. Insect ID please? I bought some water hyacinth from on line. I am not sure if this fellow came with them or not. Location Litchfield, CT

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  2. Dr A

    Dr A

    Feb 2, 2008
    State College, PA
    I'm not an entomologist, but I'm going to say that looks like an Assassin Bug Nymph. Sorry, can't give you a genus and species.
  3. The legs do not look very "assassinoid". I think it is a very young nymph of a Coreid Bug, but a different species as the one this thread.

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  4. Assisin bug was my first thought too, although the ones we have are red-bodied with black legs...I think.
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