Subject: what kind of bug is this
Location: The Pinery Park Lake Huron shores Southwestern Ontario
October 13, 2013 6:59 am
Shot this picture near a public washroom in southwestern Ontario. Provincial park The Pinery. There were quite of few of them. Is this the dreaded Asian Long Horned Beetle?
This is a Western Conifer Seed Bug, Leptoglossus occidentalis. Though native to the Pacific Northwest, they have greatly expanded their range since the 1950s, probably with human intervention. They frequently enter homes when the weather cools in order to hibernate through the winter.