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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: Please help me identify this strange little bug

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Sebring, FL

January 22, 2013
12:47 PM

Post #9393836

I found this bug crawling on a napkin on my back porch table. At first I thought it was a piece of dust/lint and then it started to move. I live in Sebring, Florida. I'd appreciate any help you can give me. We named him Sanford as he seems to carry a lot of junk like leaf debris and hairs, etc on his back for camouflage. Thank you!

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Minot, ND

January 22, 2013
1:40 PM

Post #9393894

This is a larva of a green lacewing (family Chrysopidae). When they 'decorate' themselves in this fashion, they may be known as 'trash bugs' -
Sebring, FL

January 22, 2013
4:48 PM

Post #9394064

Awesome! Many thanks, Flapdoodle!!

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