"What's That?" Wednesday: Western Conifer Seed Bug All about western conifer seed bugs with printable fact and activity sheet!

"What's That?" Wednesday: Western Conifer Seed Bug All about western conifer seed bugs with printable fact and activity sheet!

Coastal BC Insects: Western Conifer Seed Bug -- Margy

Coastal BC Insects: Western Conifer Seed Bug -- Margy

Western Conifer Seed Bug

Western Conifer Seed Bug

The western conifer seed bug, Leptoglossus occidentalis, sometimes abbreviated as WCSB, is a species of true bug (Hemiptera) in the family Coreidae. It was originally native to the warm-temperate western USA (California, Oregon and Nevada) but has in recent times expanded its range and become an invasive species in parts of Europe.  This species is sometimes colloquially called "the leaf-footed bug", but actual leaf-footed bugs are an entire group of species in Leptoglossus and related…

The western conifer seed bug, Leptoglossus occidentalis, sometimes abbreviated as WCSB, is a species of true bug (Hemiptera) in the family Coreidae. It was originally native to the warm-temperate western USA (California, Oregon and Nevada) but has in recent times expanded its range and become an invasive species in parts of Europe. This species is sometimes colloquially called "the leaf-footed bug", but actual leaf-footed bugs are an entire group of species in Leptoglossus and related…

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Western Conifer Seed Bug - The Western Conifer Seed Bug has spread eastward to cooler climates, but it still consumes the seeds of evergreen trees.

Western Conifer Seed Bug - The Western Conifer Seed Bug has spread eastward to cooler climates, but it still consumes the seeds of evergreen trees.

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