Seed Bugs
Page Last Updated: January 23 2019
Small Milkweed Bug - approx. 1 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Lygaeidae (Seed Bugs)
Genus: Lygaeus
Species: Kalmii
Large Milkweed Bug - approx. 1.7 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Lygaeidae (Seed Bugs)
Genus: Oncopeltus
Species: Fasciatus
Large Milkweed Bugs (nymphs) - approx. 1 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Lygaeidae (Seed Bugs)
Genus: Oncopeltus
Species: Fasciatus
Seed Bug - approx. 8 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Rhyparochromidae (Dirt-colored Seed Bugs)
Genus: Ligyrocoris
Species: Diffusus
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Updated September 29 2016
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
More Large Milkweed Bugs
More Large Milkweed Bugs
Updated September 29 2016
Large Milkweed Bugs - approx. 1.7 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Lygaeidae (Seed Bugs)
Genus: Oncopeltus
Species: Fasciatus
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More Large Milkweed Bugs
Updated September 29 2016
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Two individuals are newly moulted, one closer to the adult
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False Milkweed Bugs - approx. 1.3 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Lygaeidae (Seed Bugs)
Genus: Lygaeus
Species: Turcicus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
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Updated January 7 2013
Small Milkweed Bug - approx. 1 cm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - July 2007
Seed Bug - approx. 8 mm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - August 2007
Large Milkweed Bug on Canada Goldenrod - approx. 1.7 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - August 2008
Large Milkweed Bugs (nymphs) on Common Milkweed - approx. 1.2 cm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - October 2008
Large Milkweed Bugs (two newly moulted) on Common Milkweed - approx. 1.7 cm - Toronto Islands - September 2011
False Milkweed Bugs - approx. 1.3 cm - Rouge Park - July 2012
Long-necked Seed Bug - approx. 1 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Rhyparochromidae (Dirt-colored Seed Bugs)
Genus: Myodocha (Long-necked Seed Bugs)
Species: Serripes
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Long-necked Seed Bug - approx. 1 cm - High Park - September 2018