six-legs-and-more: Help me they started to Sho…


Help me they started to Show Up and replace other buggs

I am unsure what you need help with? I cant quite tell what they are but they look very similar to milkweed bugs to me. If you want to get rid of them I am the wrong person to ask, I’m not an exterminator.

Uh oh. Fairly recent (within the past 10 years) invasive species to California. Essentially anytime you see swarming like this, it’s bad news.

Scantius aegyptius – Mediterranean Red Bug [link to bugguide]

Here’s a news article on these guys with suggestions of what to do for getting them positively identified and recorded for your area [link], if they are a new invasive for your county/state (since I don’t know where you are)

October 19, 2018