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Specimen has a black front with a black dotted red back (with one prominent black dot in the middle).


This bug was found on a Privet bush (Ligustrum) in a suburban area with a few trees, some bushes, and a lot of grass.

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PhoenixMayNest 7 years ago

Thanks! I never knew that.

ForestDragon 7 years ago

Hi Dwight, this cool insect is actually a type of true bug, not a beetle at all. It is a nymph and may be more difficult to identify because it is not in its adult form yet.

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Jun 12, 2015
Submitted on Jun 12, 2015

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