name of kitchen insect

Asked November 14, 2016, 11:04 AM EST

I would like to know what kind of insect this is. I spotted him in my kitchen in early Nov. He disappeared within an hour. Not seen since.Thank you.

Grafton County New Hampshire

1 Response


The insect in your photo is a Zelus assassin bug nymph. It feeds on other insects, not humans or plants. It probably just found its way inside, but belongs outside.

Carol Quish