Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#235717
Stink Bug - Chlorochroa saucia

Stink Bug - Chlorochroa saucia
Plum Island, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
October 21, 2008
Size: 9mm

Moved
Moved from Stink Bugs.

Chlorochroa saucia???
see my comment here

puzzled.
extremely frustrating --indeed, humiliating: i can't narrow it down to a genus with any certainty :-/
on a more constructive note: same as another of yours here, also autumnal, which suggest winter colors that may give the bug such a peculiar look
BUT: many things (other than coloration) indicate that this one* you've shot even later in the season may be the same sp.; if so, color change is really dramatic -- but not unimaginable. it would be nice to hear from someone who's familiar with the bug hiberpreparedness procedures
=======[added]=========
*which, in turn, is identical to the one shown here, very much IDable thanks to Preston Scott Justis's exquisite work; so it's up to you whether to place your browned ones in Thyanta...

 
It might be a Thyanta
But I'm not sure enough to move it yet. I'm saving the specimen in hopes that someone might want to have a look at it.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.