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Red-shouldered Bug

Jadera haematoloma


Black, scentless plant bug with red eyes, shoulders and it looks like the wings are red too. The legs and abdomen are gray.


School landscaping


Spotted by one of my teen nature enthusiasts with her camera phone :)

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Hi Emma, yes the host plant can definitely help with the ID!

Hema 6 years ago

There is such a similarity between the Box Elder bug and the red shouldered bug !! I usually use the tree under which they are found as a big clue,

Poway, California, USA

Lat: 33.00, Long: -117.02

Spotted on Sep 12, 2012
Submitted on Sep 13, 2012

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