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

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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