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Eastern Boxelder Bug

Boisea trivittata

Description:

Small insect with black and red coloration. Distinctive patterning. Not considered an agricultural pest, but this bug can congregate in large numbers for overwintering, sometimes in buildings.

Habitat:

Temperate woodlands bordering the James River. Pony Pasture Park, Virginia.


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Richmond City, Virginia, USA

Lat: 37.55, Long: -77.51

Spotted on Mar 21, 2015
Submitted on May 15, 2015

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