Nymph of a soldier bug

6565.    Found today, indoors. Shelburne, On. Canada


Number 6565. This looks like a nymph of a soldier bug, a stink bug (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in the genus Podisus; Click here for an image. Soldier bugs are general predators on other small arthropods, mainly other insects, and thus usually considered beneficial.