Western conifer seed bug

6716.      Strong flier, large but skinny (but not weak like a daddy long legs spider) legs, a v on its mostly black body that was brown below it. Seen around 10 PM at night with no windows open. It dropped another bug (a small cockroach) while it was flying around the lamp. Slow and methodical crawler on the lamp. Toronto, Ontario. Canada


Number 6716.  This is a western conifer seed bug, Leptoglossus occidentalis (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Coreidae), a common and widespread nuisance pest.  Click here for more detailed information.