Assassin Bug (Reduvius vanduzeei)

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

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Scottsdale, Arizona
Wilmington, North Carolina

Members' Notes:

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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.