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assassin bug

Zelus luridus

Description:

About 1 inch long bright green with red eyes.

Habitat:

This little guy was on a honeysuckle today.

Notes:

I tried to research it but cant seem to locate what it was.

No species ID suggestions

2 Comments

Daacwen
Daacwen a year ago

thank you

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero a year ago

This is the nymph (young) of an Assassin Bug of the Zelus sp. I think it is a Zelus luridus. See here:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/80063

Franklin, North Carolina, USA

Lat: 35.18, Long: -83.38

Spotted on Apr 28, 2012
Submitted on Apr 28, 2012

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