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Assassin Bug Egg Mass - Zelus

Assassin Bug Egg Mass - Zelus
Edgewood Preserve, Suffolk County, New York, USA
June 9, 2010
Size: about 10 mm across
I'm assuming that this is some sort of egg mass. Was on the bottom of a Quercus ilicifolia leaf in a Pitch Pine/oak barrens.

Moved
Moved from Zelus.

Egg Mass
This almost certainly is Z. luridus, but Z. tetracanthus is found in New York as well.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Assassin bug
This is a typical egg mass for Zelus assassin bugs.

 
Thanks. I occasionally see t
Thanks. I occasionally see things around here that I think are Zelus luridus. I'll move over to genus level.

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