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Leaf beetle?? - Chinavia hilaris

Leaf beetle?? - Chinavia hilaris
Germantown, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
July 26, 2007
Size: approx 1/4"
This bug was found along a creek bed that is mostly gravel and sand.

Moved from Green Stink Bug.


Moved from Stink Bugs.

Moved from True Bugs.

early instar by the looks of it - I don't see any sign of wings yet. Compare to this more developed A. hilare.

Actually a true bug - not a beetle
A stinkbug nymph in the family Pentatomidae

Thank you
As if the adult bugs aren't hard enough, and then come the nymphs! I'm not sure I will ever get this but I keep trying.

Thanks for the help.

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