What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject: unique bug
Location: Milford, Delaware
December 10, 2013 5:36 pm
This bug was found on our stove. Looks like a cross between a cricket and a roach. The chevron design is something we have never seen before. What is it, and should be afraid?
Signature: Maria

Assassin Bug:  Microtomus purcis

Assassin Bug: Microtomus purcis

Dear Maria,
This Assassin Bug,
Microtomus purcis, has no common name.  Like most members of its family, it is a beneficial predator, however, it might bite if carelessly handled.

 

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Milford, Delaware

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