Mystery insect

Asked August 23, 2016, 4:07 PM EDT

Hoping someone could identify this insect for me if it is Friend or Foe and what it is.

Prince George's County Maryland beneficial insects insect identification assassin bug assassin bug nymphs predator insects

1 Response

These are the nymphs of assassin bugs. As their name suggests, they are predators and good friends of the gardener because they feed on pest insects. http://extension.umd.edu/hgic/insects/predators-assassin-bugs

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