6189 What is this bug? At first I thought it was a Kissing Bug or Boll Weevil but upon comparing stock photos online, I don’t think so.
Number 6189 – This is a nymph of Reduvius personatus, an assassin bug (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Reduviidae) known as a masked hunter. This is an introduced species likely of European origin that is frequently found indoors where it feeds on the insects and other arthropods it finds there. It is reported to have a very painful (but not dangerous) bite; Click here for more detailed information.