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true bug of some kind - Anapus

true bug of some kind - Anapus
Lake Alpine , Stanislaus County, California, USA
July 4, 2009
Size: less than 1/4"
I know this is a true bug , but which kind ? I cropped this photo which I think I included in the last entry . I entered this fellow on Saturday and have not heard back yet , just wondering if it had been classified yet without my knowing . I am pretty sure that it is not a grasshopper , thanks for any comments , sincerely Beth

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Strange little bug - Anapus Strange little bug - Anapus true bug of some kind - Anapus

Moved from Orthotylinae.

Moved from Plant Bugs.

Hi Beth,
Thus far, "v belov" has classified your bug to Family Miridae and has moved it to that section of the guide. Any subsequent IDs or moves will generate an e-mail to notify you. I doubt that your images have been forgotten, but it may take some time for the editors to obtain an ID for you. (I just recently had a mirid identified to species that I submitted on June 8.). Simply be patient, and have faith. I'm sure you'll cool little critter will get a name eventually!

Just overly excited about finding a new bug !
Thank you Harsi for your great comment about faith and patience . Bugguide is a great endeavor for the classification of the bug world . I have great faith in their scientific and professional approach in documenting so many of nature's little wonders . I must say , I felt guilty for re-posting , but I was not certain that I added that photo the first time . Hiking has always been one of my great passions in life to see and be a part of nature and now with my digital camera , I can capture beauty to share . I respect the insect life and find it fascinating as it is connected to the beautiful plant-life and animal life and to our selves as humans . There is much to learn , thankfully there is a great resource such as Bugguide to help us learn faster . Thanks again ... you are right .... I have much faith in the experts and should just sit tight . Happy hunting , sincerely Beth

Nothing wrong with a little eager enthusiasm...
Sometimes when I'm waiting for an ID, I feel a bit like a kid being told they have to wait to open their present. (*smile*) I'm glad that you get so much enjoyment from nature, and you have certainly posted some very interesting insects to BugGuide thus far. I feel much the same as you do about my connection to the plant/animal world and also about what a wonderful resource and community BugGuide provides.

(Aargh! Don't you hate it when you notice that you made a typo? I meant to type "your" instead of "you'll" in the last sentence of my previous comment...)

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