Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


western conifer-seed bug
Leptoglossus occidentalis Heidemann



Representative Images(View more at Forestry Images)

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western conifer-seed bug
Leptoglossus occidentalis
Adult(s)
David Cappaert
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western conifer-seed bug
Leptoglossus occidentalis
Adult(s)
Whitney Cranshaw
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western conifer-seed bug
Leptoglossus occidentalis
Adult(s)
Whitney Cranshaw
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western conifer-seed bug
Leptoglossus occidentalis
Nymph(s)
Sandy Kegley
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western conifer-seed bug
Leptoglossus occidentalis
Adult(s)
Whitney Cranshaw


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Heteroptera
Infraorder: Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily: Coreoidea
Family: Coreidae
Subfamily: Coreinae
Tribe: Anisoscelidini
Genus: Leptoglossus

Other System Links

NPDN Pest: IQAGAHA


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References

Common Name Reference: Bosik, J. J. Common Names of Insects and Related Organisms 1997. Lanham, MD: Entomological Society of America (ESA), 1997. 232 pp.
Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 4. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm