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Photo#150688
Speckled Sharpshooter - Paraulacizes irrorata

Speckled Sharpshooter - Paraulacizes irrorata
Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
September 26, 2007
Size: about 12mm wings folded
This is my first sharpshooter of any kind. Taken by sweepnet from mixed herbaceous plants and tree foliage. I had no idea these critters were as big as they are. I know there are already plenty on the guide page but I have some unusual views.

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If
you still have it, save for me please (alcohol will be fine). It is the second record of this species from NH. The first was last year at Odiorne Point at the blitz - not repeated this year.

 
Sure.
I save anything these days that's not plentiful as cat droppings in a sandbox.

Looking at the data page for this species I don't see why it should have been a stranger all this time, unless it's suddenly appeared in several nearby states/provinces.

 
Another
more southerly species now turning up in southern NH.

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