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Name: Melanie
Lutz, Florida (Zone 9b)
Butterflies Enjoys or suffers hot summers Hummingbirder Birds Bee Lover Bookworm
Region: Florida Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Bromeliad Native Plants and Wildflowers Plant Identifier Salvias
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mellielong
Dec 9, 2015 3:21 PM CST
I saw this guy sitting on the pavers in front of our door and I took a picture. The folks over on the BBB forum thought it was cool and I began to wonder what it was. I had never seen a bug with that coloration or pattern.

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Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
Charter ATP Member Organic Gardener Garden Photography Bee Lover Dragonflies Cat Lover
Butterflies Birds Plant Identifier I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Spiders!
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JRsbugs
Dec 9, 2015 3:52 PM CST
It's a true bug, and it looks like Tetyra bipunctata ..

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Name: Melanie
Lutz, Florida (Zone 9b)
Butterflies Enjoys or suffers hot summers Hummingbirder Birds Bee Lover Bookworm
Region: Florida Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Bromeliad Native Plants and Wildflowers Plant Identifier Salvias
Image
mellielong
Dec 9, 2015 5:12 PM CST
Thanks! I think he's pretty cool!
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
Charter ATP Member Organic Gardener Garden Photography Bee Lover Dragonflies Cat Lover
Butterflies Birds Plant Identifier I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Spiders!
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JRsbugs
Dec 9, 2015 5:17 PM CST
I tip my hat to you. All bugs are cool. Hilarious!
Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
Charter ATP Member Birds Bee Lover Organic Gardener Seed Starter Native Plants and Wildflowers
Herbs Dog Lover Cat Lover Keeper of Poultry Vegetable Grower Canning and food preservation
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wildflowers
Dec 9, 2015 6:34 PM CST
Hurray! A very handsome (and cool) bug indeed. Thumbs up Smiling
May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day --Native American Proverb

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