I found the bugs in the attached photo all over my lettuce (this is a photo...

Asked June 28, 2013, 8:47 PM EDT

I found the bugs in the attached photo all over my lettuce (this is a photo of their underside, they are crawling inside a glass). I've never seen them before. Wondering what they are, and whether they are a beneficial or not. Thanks.

District of Columbia County District of Columbia

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