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Orange-red bug with white spots & some black markings - Zelus longipes

Orange-red bug with white spots & some black markings - Zelus longipes
Near The Woodlands (North of Houston), Montgomery County, Texas, USA
December 26, 2016
We have a lot of similar bugs in our back yard but so far I haven't tried to identify or take the definitive photograph of them... But this was too interesting to pass up. Thanks in advance for help with the ID

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Assassin Bug, but not a Wheel Bug.

 
Thanks!
Is this the 4th instar, is that possible to say?

Bigger picture added to my bug page (2nd pic down)
http://www.dl-digital.com/Bugs.htm

 
One of the later instars, I would guess...
But I couldn't say for sure which one. Others may know.

 
ahhhhh
dang it.

a young
wheel bug

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