Mating Boxelder Bugs

box elder bug love
May 5, 2010
Not sure if you are interested in another one,but here is a picture of mating box elder bugs from our local playground. My 3 year old wanted to know why they had 2 heads, which evolved into a very interesting conversation….
Bridgewater, NJ

Mating Boxelder Bugs

Hi Sara,
Thanks so much for sending us your photo of mating Eastern Boxelder Bugs, Boisea trivittata.  We are happy to post it.

2 thoughts on “Mating Boxelder Bugs”

  1. Are these bugs considered a “Lovebug”? They look so much like Florida Lovebugs! But fit the description better because of their red lines and you see so many lovingly! stuck together.


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