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Stink Bug - Thyanta pallidovirens

Stink Bug - Thyanta pallidovirens
Agoura Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
April 3, 2015
I assume the white bit is a mite of sorts? What mites cling onto these sorts of bugs?

I'm not entirely sure where to put this, I think I know genus but never seen it before so I'll leave it here for now.

Moved
Moved from subgenus Thyanta.

Tachinid egg
Most likely a tachinid egg.
Known tachinid parasite of Thyanta: Trichopoda pennipes.
You may want to see this article

Can't see how to separate pallidovirens here.

Moved
Moved from Stink Bugs.

Thyanta custator, with what looks like a tachinid egg
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Thanks v
Worth keeping or not?

Moved for expert attention
Moved from ID Request.

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The white object appears to be a tachinid egg.

 
Thanks Ken
Sorry about the dump into ID request, I'm not confident enough with my true bug knowledge yet.

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