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Scentless Plant Bug

Arhyssus sp.

Description:

I noticed this bug after looking at the photo's I took of another one. This is a plant bug with yellow eyes and a red head, legs and elytra. You can see the abdomen through the clear part of the wings to see the dark pattern.

Habitat:

Buckwheat flowers in chaparral.


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2 Comments

Hi Alice, this is an adult. I don't have an example of a nymph yet. Here's an adult that just eclosed of the same genus showing an even brighter color: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/114...

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 5 years ago

Is it a Nympah?

Escondido, California, USA

Lat: 33.19, Long: -117.06

Spotted on Mar 17, 2014
Submitted on Mar 18, 2014

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