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RedJellyBug - Zelus longipes

RedJellyBug - Zelus longipes
Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
August 18, 2008
Size: 1/4"- 3/4"
These are bright red-orange, have thin black legs, appear in groups of 10-20 small ones, sometimes with a larger one (a hatch?) They are quite delicate, easily squashed, are fast on their feet and don't seem to be causing any particular damage to the watermelon plants.

Moved
Moved from Zelus.

Zelus nymph
This is a nymph for an assassin bug
http://bugguide.net/node/view/4403

They will eat the bugs that will cause damage to the watermelon plants.

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