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Scentless Plant Bug

Arhyssus sp.


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.


Buckwheat flowers in chaparral.

No species ID suggestions


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:

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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