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Assassin Bug (Reduvius vanduzeei)

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Order: Hemiptera (he-MIP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Reduviidae
Genus: Reduvius
Species: vanduzeei

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Scottsdale, Arizona
Wilmington, North Carolina

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Member Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive azrobin On Sep 23, 2007, azrobin from Scottsdale, AZ
(Zone 9b) wrote:

This is a BENEFICIAL insect that eats other bugs such as aphids, mites and anything else it's hungry for. It does NOT eat your plants. However, as small as they are don't handle them. They will bite.


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