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Western Conifer Seed Bug - Leptoglossus occidentalis

Western Conifer Seed Bug - Leptoglossus occidentalis
Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington, USA
August 18, 2007

Western Conifer Seed Bug
I have found two of these Jan 2013 in Wolfeboro, NH

blair.moffett@gmail.com

 
Yes
That's ordinary. Take a look at the data map here to see its range.

These have moved to Nova Scotia!
I live in Nova Scotia, and have noticed these weird looking bugs for the past 2 years only....it was just lately that I have decided to google them... I can't find much info about them in Canada, I'm really interested in knowing if anyone else in N.S. has seen these. they fly, and stick,They get in my house, & I currently have one alive, and I've taken pictures of it...any feedback would be great!
Thanks in Advance, Pamela.

 
Data Map
If you look at our data map you can see where other people have photographed them. Click here. We need a data point from NS. Can you post a picture? Also you can read the info page here.

 
I have posted a picture, just
I have posted a picture, just now. it is still alive & quality isn't the greatest but you can see the colors & similarities . I'm unsure how to post a data point in N.S.?

 
The NS data point
will happen automatically. I'll take a look at your bug & make sure it's this species. (you should probably change the name on it... since it's not the kissing bug)

 
ok
ok, I listed it as unknown, let me know what you think & I have a couple more pictures of it....

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