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Bug on calendula - Engytatus modestus

Bug on calendula - Engytatus modestus
Alameda County, California, USA
January 3, 2011
Size: 3.9 mm including wings
One of several adults often seen in the same location as this nymph on Calendula officinalis:

Images of this individual: tag all
Bug on calendula - Engytatus modestus Bug on calendula - Engytatus modestus

Moved
Moved from Plant Bugs.

That's
Tomato Bug you already IDed before...


But there is no nymph image of this bug on the Guide so...

 
. . . so . . .
so

(1) it's really great to get a photo of one?

-- OR --

(2) we can't be sure the nymph is also a tomato bug just because it was found near adults?

P.S.: Why do tomato bugs hang out on daisy plants far from any tomatoes?

 
For what its worth
The nymph sure looks like Engytatus modestus to me. I have these all over my tomatoes.

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