Subject: What kind of bug is this?
Geographic location of the bug: Yuba city California
Time: 12:36 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: I want to know what kind of big this is and if it’s good for my plants or not
How you want your letter signed: Carol
This is a beneficial, predatory, immature Assassin Bug, probably in the genus Zelus, and it will patrol your Cannabis plant for plant eating insects. Exercise caution as Assassin Bugs in the genus Zelus may bite if carelessly handled and the bite is reported to be quite painful, but not dangerous, unlike Kissing Bugs, another group of Assassin Bugs, that are known to spread Chagas Disease, especially in the tropics.