Nymph of a Plant Bug

6408. This bug crawled on my leg in a restaurant downtown Toronto – kindly help identify. Thank you. 1234 college st
St, Toronto Ontario. Canada


Number 6408. This is a nymph of a plant bug in the family Miridae. Strictly a plant feeder.

Giant water bug

6277 Found in our backyard pool

Number 6277 This is a giant water bug (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Belostomatidae). Also known as toe-biters or electric light bugs, they are voracious predators on other aquatic life forms, including other insects, tadpoles, and minnows. They are very strong fliers and have been found far from any natural water source. Click here for more detailed information on these fascinating creatures.