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Box Elder Bug

Boisea trivittata

Description:

nymphal stage of box elder bug?

Habitat:

foothills


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3 Comments

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 3 years ago

Bosiea rubrolineata has more red venation than B. trivitatta:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/895610
http://bugguide.net/node/view/599309

Hema
Hema 3 years ago

Thanks J,how do you distinguish the adults?

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 3 years ago

You are correct, but I'm not sure you can distinguish Boisea trivittata from Boisea rubrolineata as nymphs. Nice find!

Hema
Spotted by
Hema

Montana, USA

Lat: 47.38, Long: -109.64

Spotted on Sep 11, 2015
Submitted on Sep 11, 2015

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