Subject: Elm Seed bug?
Geographic location of the bug: Osooyos, BC Canada
Time: 05:58 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Hi There
Just hoping to get conformation on this beetle.
How you want your letter signed: Hannah Rowe
We agree that these are invasive Elm Seed Bugs, Arocatus melanocephalus. According to BugGuide: “Native to, and widespread in S. & C. Europe, established and spreading in w. NA (BC-OR-ID-UT)” and “Invades homes during summer, may stay through the winter.”