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Small Eastern Milkweed Bug (Lygaeus turcicus)

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Order: Hemiptera (he-MIP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Lygaeidae
Genus: Lygaeus
Species: turcicus

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Brookfield, Connecticut
Deland, Florida
Jacksonville, Florida
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Divernon, Illinois
Thomasboro, Illinois
Bloomfield, Indiana
Hebron, Kentucky
Oakland, Maryland

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Member Notes:

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Neutral wandygirl On Oct 16, 2008, wandygirl from Brookfield, CT wrote:

I have never seen this bug on milkweed, but it loves my Heliopsis helianthoides.


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