Nymphs of a boxelder bug

6290 I have never seen these bugs before and today ther are 30 of them outside my door. From Hamilton, Ontario

Number 6290 These are nymphs of a boxelder bug, likely the eastern boxelder bug, Boisea trivittata (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Rhopalidae). These are nuisance pests that seldom cause any real damage. Click here for more detailed information, including control recommendations