Other True Bugs
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Coreidae:                                Acanthocephala terminalis
on Garlic Mustard
Potomac River
Frederick County, Maryland
April 18, 2004
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Giant Water Bug                   Belostomatidae                Lethocerus americanus
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worcester County, Maryland
September 20, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Small Milkweed Bug            Lygaeidae:           Lygaeus kalmii angustomarginatus
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worcester County, Maryland
June 16, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Saldidae:                                Pentacora hirta
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worcester County, Maryland
June 16, 2006
Photographer:  ZoAnn Lapinsky                                         
Reduviidae:                            Stenopoda spinulosa
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worcester County, Maryland
June 16, 2006
Photographer:  ZoAnn Lapinsky                                       
Corixidae:                               Trichocerixa verticalis
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worcester County, Maryland
July 18, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Miridae:                                   Trigonotylus sp.
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worcester County, Maryland
June 16, 2006
Photographer:  ZoAnn Lapinsky                                       
Large Milkweed Bug            Lygaeidae:                        Oncopeltus fasciatus
Mt. Pleasant (Howard County Conservancy)
Howard County, Maryland
October 7, 2007
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Box Elder Bug                        Rhopalidae                        Boisea trivittata
Columbia, Howard County, Maryland
March 8, 2008
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Toad Bug                                Gelastrocoridae               Gelastocoris oculatus
Edge of Mattawoman Creek feeding on winged termite
Charles County, Maryland
May 3, 2008
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Water-Scorpion                    Nepidae                              Ranatra sp.
Beaver Pond, Charles County, Maryland
May 25, 2008
Photographer: Richard Orr
Ripple Bugs                            Veliidae                              Rhagovelia obesa
Casselman River
Garrett County, Maryland
July 3, 2008
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Ambush Bugs                       Reduviidae                         Phymata sp.
FBI Pond
Frederick County, Maryland
August 3, 2008
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Coreidae:                                Leptoglossus oppositus
Rockburn Branch Park
Howard County, Maryland
November 11, 2010
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Reduviidae:                            Pselliopus barberi
Point of Rocks, Potomac River
Frederick County, Maryland
April 26, 2011
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Wheel Bug                             Reduviidae                         Arilius cristatus
Mt. Pleasant Howard County Conservancy
Howard County, Maryland
September 12, 2011
Photographer:  Bonnie Ott               
Four-lined Leaf Bug              Miridae:                              Poecilocapsus lineatus
Patapsco Valley State Park
Howard County, Maryland
May 27, 2012
Photographer:  Bonnie Ott
Gerridae:                                 Metrobates hesperius (cast skins)
Potomac River near Fort Frederick State Park
Washington County, Maryland
August 5, 2012
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Water Strider                         Gerridae                            Gerris species
Rockburn Branch Park
Howard County, Maryland
September 8, 2012
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Coreidae:                                Leptoglossus phyllopus
Howard County, Maryland
October 17, 2012
Photographer:  Bonnie Ott
Reduviidae:                            Emesaya brevipennis
Lake Allen, Patuxent Research Refuge
Anne Arundel County, Maryland
July 21, 2013
Photographer: R. Orr
Giant Water Bug                    Belostomatidae               Belostoma testaceum
Eating a Red-spotted Newt at Small Pond
Frederick County, Maryland
September 24, 2013
Photographer:  Richard Orr        
Scarlet-bordered Assassin Bug      Reduviidae          Rhiginia cruciata
Western Regional Park, Howard County, Maryland
April 3, 2014
Photographer:  R.Orr
Sycamore Lace Bug             Tingidae                            Corythucha ciliata
Meadowbrook Park
Howard County, Maryland
September 4, 2014
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Bat Bug                                   Cimicidae                          Cimex adjunctus
On Big Brown Bat -- Collected by Rebecca Hiller
Kessler Tunnel, Allegany County, Maryland
May 2015
Photographer:  Richard Orr