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: Jul 31
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.
Found this P. bidens patrolling along an alder branch near the Larch Swale.…Continue
On a dandelion, 21 May 2018, between the Dept Natural Resources facilities and Bishop Drive, Fredericton. This Common Damsel Bug - NABIDAE Nabinae: Nabis roseipennis had captured a syrphid fly,…Continue
I did have to consult a friend who knows far more than I when it comes to such critters.…Continue
This 3mm true bug was found deep within a cottongrass (Eriophorum) seed head on 16 Sep 2017. Specimen KR17-25. Looks more like Cymus discors than angustatus, both of which are found in NB. Family…Continue
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