Help Identify Red Bugs

MeepsMarch 27, 2013

Hi. I've got a huge infestation of these red bugs right near my veggie garden. Anyone know what these little buggers are and if I need to do something about them?

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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

These are probably one of two closely related species, Meep. One is the Boxelder Bug and the other called the Raintree Bug. Both are seed eaters and not a problem for their host trees or anything else.

To be certain of the ID, we would need to see a much closer image than you have provided.

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