Subject: What is this
Geographic location of the bug: Ohio
Time: 09:20 PM EDT
Swarming in Akron
How you want your letter signed: Aaa
This is an Eastern Boxelder Bug, sometimes called a Populist Bug or Democrat Bug because of the large number of individuals that aggregate together, often in the autumn on light colored walls with sunny exposures. Eastern Boxelder Bugs are also known to enter homes to hibernate when the weather begins to cool. Interestingly, the Western Boxelder Bug is our current Bug of the Month.