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Milberger's Nursery and Landscaping
3920 North Loop 1604 E.
San Antonio, TX 78247

Open 9 to 6 Mon. through Sat.
and 10 to 5 on Sun.

Three exits east of 281, inside of 1604
Next to the Diamond Shamrock station
Please click map for more detailed map and driving directions.

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Question: What in the world is this weird looking bug?

Answer: The creature pictured here is a green lacewing nymph using
moss as camouflage. Being a beneficial insect, lacewings feed on
aphids, mealybugs and just about anything else they can capture. The
"claw" is its sickle-shaped mandibles. I have attached images of the
adult lacewing as well as the camouflaged nymph.

Nathan Riggs, Bexar County Entomologist, Texas Cooperative Extension