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Stink bug instar 1

Stink bug instar 1
St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
June 23, 2015
Size: under 1mm
Found these instar 1's and egg sacs on the underside of a tree leaf. Not sure of tree type. I've been told they are stink bugs, not sure what kind. ID appreciated.

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Possible ID: spined soldier bug
I have been trying to ID some stink bug 1st instar hatchlings; gathered about their egg casings on a of broomcorn millet leaf. They appear to be BMSB, but don't seem dark enough; yet markings are all consistent with BMSB. In my searching I came across this photo -on Flickr- ( https://www.flickr.com/photos/91380377@N06/8353220729 ) of, just hatched hemiptera grubs, labeled as, spined soldier bugs (Podisus maculiventris). Though they are not the 'black head' and orange/reddish abdomen of older instars, they certainly display the mottled and wavy horizontal bars found in your photo. My grubs do not the same 'wavy lines'. They are more uniform like the BMSB. I am interested to see your findings.

Footnote
Agriculture Canada now has these in their pocession and is going to do a DNA test. I'll update as soon as I get word back (hopefully in the next couple of years ;)

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