Is this a Praying Mantis or something harmful for my Impatients?

rinomanfroni(7)May 25, 2010

I would like to know if I have to worry about this insect. It has been living in the same spot for days and I am not sure whether is a baby Praying Mantis, or it is something creepy for my garden! If it is not a Praying Mantis, I am going to treat my garden with insecticide because I don't know if it's this insect, or there are other hidden in the ground, but my garden is being all messed up by some creature!

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hortster(6a, southcentral KS)

Looks more like a wheel bug or assassin bug nymph - beneficial predators that munch the bugs that attack your garden.
hortster

    Bookmark   May 25, 2010 at 3:33PM
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