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1mikeywo
Whitemarsh Island, GA

June 9, 2013
7:16 AM

Post #9551923

Never seen one of these before but it was outside my house in Savannah, GA.

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SAEmerson
Neshoba County, MS
(Zone 7b)

June 9, 2013
7:31 AM

Post #9551933

I think it might be a juvenile "Wheel-bug"; if so it is a predator. I believe that this is in the order Hemiptera (True Bug's). Good addition to the landscape.
Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

June 9, 2013
9:17 AM

Post #9552067

Second that - see http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/trees/wheel_bug.htm

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kwanjin
West Valley City, UT
(Zone 7a)

June 9, 2013
1:33 PM

Post #9552432

I third the ID and will add the adults have a nasty bite.
1mikeywo
Whitemarsh Island, GA

June 10, 2013
5:43 AM

Post #9553211

Thanks!

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