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Subject: What’s that bug
Location: Brampton Ontario Canada
June 11, 2014 9:40 pm
Found this bug in my kitchen don’t know what it is
It looks to have wings and a long stinger on its nose
Signature: Thanks alvaro

Black Corsair

Black Corsair

Dear Alvaro,
This appears to be a Black Corsair,
Melanolestes picipes, a predatory species of Assassin Bug.  Though they are considered beneficial, you should be forewarned that Black Corsairs might bite if carelessly handled.  More information is available on BugGuide.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Brampton, Ontario, Canada

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