What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject: long red insect six black legs
Location: Texas
December 25, 2012 11:53 pm
Hi I found this in my dads backyard in sourlake Texas
Signature: thatlostdog

Milkweed Assassin Bug nymph

Dear thatlostdog,
This is a Milkweed Assassin Bug nymph, a beneficial predator that will help control the populations of plant eating insects in the yard and garden.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Texas
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2 Responses to Milkweed Assassin Bug Nymph

  1. Cece G. says:

    Hi, I live in eastern NC and I saw this bug. My dog was trying to eat it, they’re not poison are they?

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