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Photo#19749
Damsel bug nymph - Nabis subcoleoptratus

Damsel bug nymph - Nabis subcoleoptratus
Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
June 8, 2005
Size: 4mm
I saw 5 more of these at another location, and a couple of them were also eating a yellow blob like this one. Besides identifying the bug, any ideas about the meal?

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Damsel bug nymph - Nabis subcoleoptratus Damsel bug nymph - Nabis subcoleoptratus

Moved

Moved
Moved from Damsel Bugs.

Not an assassin bug?
I am not ready to accept this is an assassin bug. I don't know of any species that are ant mimics as nymphs (which this insect surely is). That said, I have no idea what family to put it in as an alternative.

 
Not an assassin, but what about...
A broad headed bug nymph. Some of those are ant mimics. Like this one:

 
broad headed bug nymph
That sure looks like what it is. Thanks Troy.

 
Mystery bug
Back to the drawing boards. It'd be interesting to find out what this is. Thanks Eric.

An egg, perhaps?
Or a pupa. Hard to say.

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