Box Elder Bug - Sighting Record
Graph Showing Seasonal Distribution of Sighting Records Map Showing Sighting Localities
Table of Sighting Records
Date Location # Observer Verification*
Oct. 13, 2007  Sunnyside, Calgary, AB 4 RB P&V
Oct. 17, 2008   Sunnyside, Calgary, AB 3 RB V
Oct. 7, 2009  Sunnyside, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
Oct. 17, 2009  Sunnyside, Calgary, AB  (adults & nymphs) 63 RB V
Oct. 24, 2009   Sunnyside, Calgary, AB  (adults & nymphs) 45 RB V
Oct. 31, 2009  Sunnyside, Calgary, AB (adults & nymphs) 114 RB V
Mar. 15, 2010  Sunnyside, Calgary, AB (adults) 17 RB V
Apr. 3, 2010   Dinosaur Provincial Park, AB (adults) 1 RB V
Nov. 2, 2010   Sunnyside, Calgary, AB (adults) 2 RB V
Nov. 4, 2010  Sunnyside, Calgary, AB (adult) 1 RB V
Apr. 15, 2011  Sunnyside, Calgary, AB (adults)  RB S+V 
Oct. 30, 2011  Gull Lake, AB (adult) 1 AF S
Nov. 2, 2011  Sunnyside, Calgary, AB (adult) 1 RB S
Sept. 23, 2012  Shawnesy, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
Nov. 5, 2012  Springbank, AB 1 JN S
Nov. 21, 2013  Swalwell, AB (adults & nymphs) 4 CB2 3P
Sept. 5, 2015  Cromdale, Edmonton, AB (adults&nymphs) 17 SG 3P
Sept. 26, 2016  Mewata, Calgary, AB (Adults) 4 RB S, V

The seasonal and geographic distribution of an insect species is a key part of understanding its natural history.  As such if you have encountered and photographed this insect please email (see home page for e-mail) the following information to Insects of Alberta so it can be included on this page: 1) A hi-res photograph of the subject insect; 2) The date the photograph was taken; 3) The location the photograph was taken at: include the name of the locality and lat/long (i.e. 51.171440,-114.486744); 4) Your name and 5) Additional comments of interest.  Thank you.
(MapIcon modified from: L. Zapato)

*Verification Abbreviations: V= visual, P = photograph, S = specimen, 3P = 3rd party photograph, ES = Expert Source  

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