Orange bugs

Asked September 5, 2016, 5:24 PM EDT

What are these orange bugs? They are on my helianthis(false sunflower) they look like orange lady bugs but are not round. They are oblong and thinner.

Anne Arundel County Maryland milkweed bug insect id orange bug on helianthus

1 Response

These are a young nymphal-stage of a type of true bug called a milkweed bug.