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Masked Hunter (Assassin Bug)

Reduvius personatus


Evil looking and I instinctively chose not to pick it up with bare hands. Good choice. Black with a large proboscis, very reminiscent of a leaf footed bug, same family I think, just different choice of nutrients.


Flew into my bedroom, I think it must have crawled into the house and been attracted by the light on in my room. I don't have bedbugs, but if I did, I would have kept him on as a tenant! Released it outside, where theres an unkempt field surrounded by deciduous and coniferous forest. Hoping he'll stay on in my veggie patch tho!!

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BeccaHitchens 9 years ago

Found the juvenile two days later.

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Barrie, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Jul 21, 2012
Submitted on Jul 16, 2012

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