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Four-lined Plant Bug

Poecilocapsus lineatus


Colorful bug about 7 mm long. It is yellow and blue/green with four thick black stripes. There are two black spots toward the end of the elytra. The head and body are orange. The legs are the same blue/green with black spots.


Sage plant in Sycamore Canyon chaparral. These bugs prefer plants in the mint family.

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KarenSaxton 2 years ago

Some day

Come down! This is the first time I've seen this one :)

KarenSaxton 2 years ago

You just keep making me want to come home

California, USA

Lat: 32.93, Long: -116.97

Spotted on Mar 25, 2017
Submitted on Mar 26, 2017

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