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Which species of Assassin Bug are these emerging nymphs?

Which species of Assassin Bug are these emerging nymphs?
Escondido, San Diego County, California, USA
April 17, 2012
These nymphs started emerging on an Orange tree at 11:30 am. They're still going now at 5 pm. I've only seen Zelus renardii on our property and their colors seem to match. Please let me know if an ID is possible with these pics. Sorry, no macro :(

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Which species of Assassin Bug are these emerging nymphs? Which species of Assassin Bug are these emerging nymphs?

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Zelus is certainly a possibility, but I suspect you'd have to rear them to be sure. Hold on to see if others can tell you more.

 
Thank you
Hi Ken, I'll try that and give an update.

 
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The nymphs weren't thriving so I put them back on the tree. Of course then it wasn't a controlled watch so there's no way to tell for sure but there are a few Z. renardii on this and surrounding citrus trees now. I haven't seen any other species but I could be just not seeing them.

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