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What's this?  Very small transparent bug - Corythucha ciliata

What's this? Very small transparent bug - Corythucha ciliata
Franklin, Tennessee, USA
October 31, 2007
Size: less than 1/4"
I was up in a sycamore tree, and this thing landed on my arm. Very small and see-through. I snapped a couple shots of it - these were the best I could get. Is it some sort of nymph, or a very small insect I don't know about?

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What's this?  Very small transparent bug - Corythucha ciliata What's this?  Very small transparent bug - Corythucha ciliata

Lace Bug
and it looks a lot like this one .

 
thanks
looks identical to mine, I'll have to research it to confirm it. thanks

 
A lace bug expert visits from time to time.
She'll probably want to know whether your bug was alone or part of a colony. For future sightings, try to get a side view showing the hood in profile. My best guess is that Lynette has nailed the ID. (Your reference to the sycamore was a major help.)

BTW, in what month was the photo taken?

 
October 31. Just checked the
October 31. Just checked the date of the image.
Don't know if it was in a colony or not, it just landed on my arm out of nowhere while I was about 20 feet up in the tree.

 
Sorta thought that from your earlier text.
Thanks for the added info.

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