What kind of bug is this
May 4, 2010
These bugs have a sting that creates swelling, pain with hot sensation, followed by itchyness. The bug is located on the Luzon Island of the Philippines.
Tarlac, Philippines. Luzon Island
These are Assassin Bugs, and they appear to be Corsairs in the subfamily Peiratinae. BugGuide has information on the Corsairs, but the website is devoted to North American species. BugGuide does note: “Members of this subfamily are known for their notoriously painful bites.“