Nymph of an assassin bug

7074.        What kind of bug is this? Does it bite? Is it a bug that can turn into an infestation? Kelowna, BC. Canada

Number 7074. This is a nymph of an assassin bug known as a masked hunter (Reduvius personatus; Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Reduviidae), a cosmopolitan species often found indoors and reputed to have a very painful ‘bite’- Click here for more detailed information.