Western conifer seed bug
Location: Minticello, MN
February 16, 2011 10:51 am
Great website! I was able to ID my bug in just a few minutes by searching for my state on your website. I found it in the one of the toilets where I work, and couldn’t tell if it was alive or not. I’m guessing a member of the cleaning crew knew of the critter’s reputation to stink when squished, and decided to flush it. Just thought I’d pass along the picture since it shows some good detail of the little guy (or girl?). Thanks again for the resource!
We are very happy to hear that you were able to easily identify this Western Conifer Seed Bug using our website. We were also terribly amused by your email. We think it is awesome that you took the time to photograph this bathroom melodrama and then to research the identity of the poor creature that is most certainly out of its element. Your email did not indicate if there was a water rescue or if this hapless Western Conifer Seed Bug got flushed. We prefer to thing that there was a happy ending.