Another bug ID [pic]

prairiemoon2 z6 MASeptember 20, 2010

This one looks familiar, like something I saw last year, but I don't remember. Anyone know what it is?

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lucky1_gardener

It looks like a pine seed bug. They seem to like to get between windows and screens this time of year. My sister asked me today what they were and I had remembered looking them up last year.

    Bookmark   September 20, 2010 at 6:40PM
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taz6122(N.W. AR.6b)

It's a leaf footed bug of some kind. Can't say it's the pine seed leaf footed without a better picture.

    Bookmark   September 20, 2010 at 11:25PM
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prairiemoon2 z6 MA

Thanks... I guess I'm lucky I had just one. [g]

    Bookmark   September 21, 2010 at 10:55AM
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botanybob(Northern Idaho)

We have one in Idaho that looks like this, yours may be a different species. Leptoglossus occidentalis, the western conifer seed bug. I can produce quite an odor, especially when disturbed, and most folks around here call it a stink bug. It is in the leaf-footed bug family (Coriedae), not the stink bug family (Pentatomidae). They become a pest when they come indoors in the fall looking for shelter. They are otherwise harmless.

Here is a link that might be useful: Leptoglossus occidentalis

    Bookmark   September 24, 2010 at 12:28AM
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taz6122(N.W. AR.6b)

botanybob your Leptoglossus occidentalis is the pine seed bug that was mentioned in the first reply FWI.

    Bookmark   September 24, 2010 at 7:16AM
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