Ozophora picturata

Rhyparochromid Seed Bug

Ozophora picturata, True Bugs


Family: Rhyparochromidae

Tribe: Ozophorini

Length: typically 6.0 - 6.5 mm


This little bug is active early in the year, in April, and it may be active nearly to the first day of winter as temperatures permit. It seeks shelter for the winter and overwinters as an adult.

Ozophora picturata may be found in marshy places using a beating sheet; it is also readily attracted to lights.

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