Young nymph of an assassin bug

6685.      This is the only photo. This bug is very small. Maybe a millimetre. Slemon Park PEI. Canada


Number 6685.  This is a young nymph of an assassin bug (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Reduviidae) known as the masked hunter (Reduvius personatus). This is a cosmopolitan species often found in buildings where they prey upon other insects found there, They are reputed to have a very painful bite.