Elm seed bug

6551.    Very small. Winged. Orange coloured underside. First noted around exterior/interior window frames. Have also noticed few in the house. Not sure if these are cedar seed bugs? Please advise on how best to permanently get rid of them. Thank you! Vancouver, BC. Canada


Number 6551. This is an elm seed bug, Arocatus melanocephalus (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Lygaeidae), an introduced species that has become a nuisance pest in many areas. Click here for more detailed information.