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It's not possible to see all the details clearly, but it appears to be one of the shield bugs, sometimes called stink bugs (although most of them don't stink at all, the one that does is Halyomorpha halys, the brown marmorated stink bug). Hard to say which one it is because coloration and pattern changes at different times, as well as not being able to see ...


Given your plants are still seedlings it's best to cut your losses and start again. The soil may have already been contaminated before you ever brought them home. There is an organic solution but... Small seedlings may not be able to handle diluted oil I know it takes ages to get it started but it sounds like it's time to press the reset button :)


Carpet beetles This is not a plant pest, although on rare occasions they would lay eggs in dead plant matter. Management of carpet beetles

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