Subject: Chris in Toronto/Boxelder?
Location: Toronto, Canada
November 29, 2012 10:31 pm
Is this guy a boxelder?
I’ve been wondering for a while…the marking are a little different from other examples that I’ve seen.
Signature: Chris in Toronto
This is a Small Milkweed Bug, Lygaeus kalmii, from the Seed Bug family, not a Boxelder Bug, which is in the Scentless Plant Bug family. While Boxelder Bugs are sometimes a harmless nuisance, the Small Milkweed Bugs get no complaints.