Hemiptères et Homoptères des Maritimes
A discussion group for exploring the fascinating insect group that are the True Bugs (Hemiptera and/or Heteroptera) and "Short-horned" Bugs (Homoptera) and their allies. (Please post only species seen/found in the Canadian Maritimes).
Latest Activity: May 16
Water Scorpions (Nepidae), Giant Water Bugs (Belostomatidae), Water Boatmen (Corixidae), Backswimmers (Notonectidae), Water Striders (Gerridae), Plant Bugs (Miridae), Cicadas (Cicadidae), Treehoppers (Membracidae), Leafhoppers (Cicadellidae), Stink Bugs (Pentatomidae), Spittlebugs (Cercopidae), Aphids (Aphididae)...etc.
Bugs in March YAY!Come to find out this cute fellow is a Brown Water Scorpion, aka Ranatra fusca. Its a True Bug and member of the family Nepidae. I'm able to ID this one by the fact its the only one…Continue
First bug post in October, but maybe not the last this year.I spent an hour wandering on each side of the boat launch off Waterloo Row, Fredericton, 7 October, 2016. There is a wonderful mature…Continue
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