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Assassin bug nymph

Zealous luridus


Green insect with yellow thorax.

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ForestDragon 10 years ago

Hi Chris, this cool little critter is an Assassin Bug nymph. This guy is probably from Genus Zelus.

There is a good chance that this is Zelus luridus since it is the most common Zelus species in the Eastern US. Take a look and see what you think. There are pictures of nymphs in the Images:

Chris Burns
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Chris Burns

Vermont, USA

Spotted on Apr 23, 2013
Submitted on Apr 23, 2013

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