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Minute Pirate Bug - Anthocoris nemoralis

Minute Pirate Bug - Anthocoris nemoralis
Surf Beach, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
April 27, 2015
Size: ~3mm
Found on red sand verbena in sandy coastal foredune habitat

Moved tentatively; thanks guys
Moved from Minute Pirate Bugs.

I wonder if this might be Anthocoris nemoralis
An introduced species now established on the west coast. =v= uploaded a placeholder image last month but if that's what you've got here it didn't need to hold place very long. Compare:

That does look like a good match for this bug!