Subject: What is the Scientific name of this bug
Geographic location of the bug: Hemet California
Time: 10:17 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Can you help me identify the bug in the accompanying picture
How you want your letter signed: doesn’ matter
These are mating Small Milkweed Bugs, Lygaeus kalmii. They are a benign species that does not harm plants in the garden.
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Milkweed bugs have infested and are sucking the juice out of my Milkweed plants. They are not harmless. I am not eradicating but are killing hundreds of them every day. NE Florida