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Podisus? - Apoecilus

Podisus? - Apoecilus
Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, USA
June 28, 2008
Size: Approximatley 2 cm.
We found these feeding on a gypsy moth caterpillar in Shenandoah National Park in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. I couldn't find an exact match for the colors of this species and will appreciate some help with a specific ID.



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Podisus? - Apoecilus Podisus? - Apoecilus Podisus? - Apoecilus

Moved from Apateticus.

Moved from Stink Bugs.

Moved from True Bugs.

2 cm seems pretty big
Is it possible these are Apateticus? See here and Eric's comments on the genus page.

These shots are fantastic. I
These shots are fantastic. Is the caterpillar still alive?

I read my comment and it looks funny
I meant to ask if it was still alive when the photograph was taken.

Nice images.
Did you see this post?

Looks like an earlier version of yours, but I'm no expert.

Podisus maculiventris
Thanks, Ron... that looks like the one!

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