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Scutelleridae with two spots - Tetyra bipunctata

Scutelleridae with two spots - Tetyra bipunctata
Huntersville, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
December 16, 2018
Size: 15 mm
In addition to the two prominent spots on the anterior edge of the shield, the shield has two noticeable U-shaped lighter zones, one on each side extending over half the length of the shield; these show up best in the second and fourth photos. Exudes a volatile odor reminiscent of a cherry liqueur when handled.

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Moved
Moved from Pachycorinae.

Moved
Moved from Shield-backed Bugs.

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Moved from ID Request.

Color pattern is notoriously unreliable when it comes to identifying these. We'll need to wait for an expert.