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Photo#25494
Bug on seeds - Cymus

Bug on seeds - Cymus
Miami Woods Forest Preserve, Morton Grove, Cook County, Illinois, USA
July 21, 2005
Size: ~3mm
The bag of Carex normalis seeds collected by restoration volunteers contained two species of bugs. This first one came in two sizes; this is the smaller animal and doesn't have apparent developing wings. The next image is of the larger animal but appears to be the same species.

Moved
Moved from True Bugs.

This looks like a nymph of:
genus Cymus (formerly: Lygaeidae), which are common on sedges.

regards, Boris

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