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Common Tucson Bug Invaders

Order Hemiptera Family Lygaeidae

Order Hemiptera Family Lygaeidae

This a seed eating bug. They can fly but usually just run around on ground seeking food.

Order Hymenoptera Family Ichneumonidae

Order Hymenoptera Family Ichneumonidae  This is a parasitic wasp that seeks out insets, especially caterpillars to parasitize. It is quite harmless, one of nature’s population controls for the insect world.

Order Coleoptera Family Dermestidae Genus Anthrenus

Order Coleoptera Family Dermestidae Genus Anthrenus  Common name Dermestid beetle Stored product insects.

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