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What bug is this? - Boisea rubrolineata

What bug is this? - Boisea rubrolineata
Scotts Valley, California, USA
June 10, 2007

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Moved from True Bugs.
I agree on what is said below.

Scentless plant bug nymph, I believe.
I would guess it's probably Western Boxelder Bug, but since we don't have an image of a late instar nymph of that species for comparison, compare with this eastern one:


 
Bet you're right
Fancy striping, huh? I saw some adults earlier in the year and may go back to see if these guys are now in the same place. Nice find!

The ones I saw were on sycamore. Apparently, the westerners also go for maple, which is scarce here in Orange County, California.

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