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  1. Itchybod523

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    Posted 4 months ago
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    I am curious if anyone knows what type of bug this is. I woke up this morning with bites on my body and found this bug later. Can someone tell me what this is?[/url]
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    Itchybod523 - 21 hours ago  » 
    I am curious if anyone knows what type of bug this is. I woke up this morning with bites on my body and found this bug later. Can someone tell me what this is?

    The picture isn't 100% clear but looks like a lacewing larva. Yes, these will bite -- the mandibles are quite large. They are great predators and useful in biological control of aphids, for example, but they get a bit carried away and taste people's skin at times.

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