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Ascra bifida

Ascra bifida
Oxford, Talbot County, Maryland, USA
December 4, 2018
Sorry for the poor quality of the photo. Can someone verify that this is Ascra bifida, or correct my id? Thanks so much for the help.

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Ascra bifida
Correct.

 
hey Andrew
If I understand correctly from the literature, the two species of Edessa in the US are now considered synonymous under this new name?

 
Yeah, that's my understanding
I think it's based on this publication:

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/283324463_Revision_of_Ascra_with_proposition_of_the_bifida_species_group_and_description_of_two_new_species_Hemiptera_Pentatomidae_Edessinae