Subject: Some kind of biting fly or wasp
Geographic location of the bug: Simi Valley, CA
Time: 08:50 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Hello,
This bug landed on and bit my 7 year old. Can you please help identify it?
How you want your letter signed: Terry Jenkin
Though it is not considered dangerous, the bite of this Assassin Bug, Rasahus hamatus, commonly called a Corsair, is reported to be quite painful, and the Corsair is also one of the members of the Assassin Bug family that seems to bite without being provoked.