Bug in house in southern Maryland

Asked May 30, 2016, 12:09 AM EDT

ID please. Just want to know if good (native) or bad (invasive) bug. Inside house, in carpeted downstairs floor.

St. Mary's County Maryland

1 Response

Our entomologist took a look at your photo and says this is a type of assassin bug, which is considered a beneficial predator.
It could just be put outside.