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Plant Bug? - Sirthenea carinata

Plant Bug? - Sirthenea carinata
Auburn, Lee County, Alabama, USA
September 26, 2005
Is this specimen a type of plant bug? Comments welcome

Can you possibly provide me a specific location?
I happen to be in Auburn right now, and am currently looking for this species so can you shoot me an email at for specific collecting location for this specimen? Thank you.

Assassin: Sirthenea carinatus
See Sirthenea carinatus. Neat bug.

Patrick Coin
Durham, North Carolina

Thanks, Patrick for your good help. It is indeed a neat bug.

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