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Photo#2061843
Unknown beetle - Anasa tristis

Unknown beetle - Anasa tristis
Acton, Massachusetts County, Massachusetts, USA
September 15, 2021
Size: ~1.5cm
Wondering what species (perhaps a type of stink bug?), and what the white bulbs are on the side. Found on inside of a bulkhead door.

Images of this individual: tag all
Unknown beetle - Anasa tristis Unknown beetle - Anasa tristis

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Images cropped for placement.

The white objects are tachnid
The white objects are tachnid fly eggs, likely a feather-legged fly from the genus Trichopoda.

Nope
Nope. Definitely not a beetle. It is a true bug, and I think it's Anasa tristis. Notice how it has no chewing mouthparts/mandibles. Instead, its tubular piercing mouthparts are tucked away under the body.

 
I see that you've got the lin
I see that you've got the linking all figured out!

 
Yes! I read the reply Mr. Van
Yes! I read the reply Mr. VanDyk posted,and it was very useful.

 
Btw, the link on your user pa
Btw, the link on your user page for your blog doesn't work.

 
I'll try to fix that soon...
I'll try to fix that soon...

 
There. Should work now.
There. Should work now.

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