Subject: Bug with striped legs
Location: New Jersey
June 30, 2017 1:38 pm
Hey there –
My mom found this bug in her dining room this summer. Any idea what it is?
This is a Sycamore Assassin Bug, and you should exercise caution if handling it. Though it is not an aggressive species, the Sycamore Assassin is one species of Assassin Bug that seems to bite people with some degree of regularity. The bite is painful, but not dangerous.
Oh boy, thanks for the help, Daniel. Have a great holiday weekend!