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Pentatomidae - Banasa? - Podisus placidus

Pentatomidae - Banasa? - Podisus placidus
Texhoma, Texas County, Oklahoma, USA
July 31, 2009
Size: 9 mm
Like Banasa sordida but mouthparts not extending to 3rd abdominal segment.

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i would call it Podisus placidus; will have it expert-checked
the rather short robust proboscis says, predator --which, for an otherwise typical pentatomid, means, Asopinae

Moved from ID Request.

 
ID confirmed by D.B. Thomas: Podisus placidus
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Thanks for the incite,
The spine on the 2nd abdominal segment fooled me into Banasa

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