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Subject: Is this a Bloodsucking Conenose Assassin Bug?
Location: Central Louisiana
July 23, 2013 1:56 pm
My baby girl found this in our house, picked it up and it stung her. The bite seems fine. After much research I think its an assassin bug, but I’m not sure. The photo is not the best, but all I’ve got with my right now is my tablet camera.
Signature: Niki

Assassin Bug

Assassin Bug

Dear Niki,
This is not a Blood Sucking Conenose, but it is an Assassin Bug,
Microtomus purcisAccording to BugGuide:  “Beneficial predator of insects but can inflict painful bite on humans.”

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