Subject: Not kissing bug is it?
Location: Berkeley, CA
May 20, 2017 10:00 pm
Found in second floor bedroom on wood floor.
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This is NOT a Kissing Bug. It is a recently introduced, invasive, exotic Mediterranean Seed Bug, Xanthochilus saturnius, and according to BugGuide: “native to Europe and the Mediterranean, adventive in NA (WA-CA) and now locally abundant” and “earliest NA record: CA 1994 …can be very abundant in grass seed fields in so. OR.”