Can you identify the insect on the attached photo please?
The insect in the photo looks like a wheel bug, a type of assassin bug. They are important predators in the home garden and beneficial. They feed on a wide variety of pests. Do not handle them as they can inflict a painful bite to you as well as their prey. See our website for more information http://extension.umd.edu/hgic/insects/predators-assassin-bugs