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Photo#263957
black and red bug - Melacoryphus lateralis

black and red bug - Melacoryphus lateralis
Desert Hot Springs, Riverside County, California, USA
April 1, 2009
Size: around 10 mm
First image for CA.

Yes, they are back
last year they just totally covered sidewalks and walls at rest stops on I 10 in AZ - after the very warm winter 2008-09 we will be seeing even more, if the draught doesn't decimate them...

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