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Leaf footed bug? - Leptoglossus phyllopus

Leaf footed bug? - Leptoglossus phyllopus
Sunset Beach, Brunswick County, North Carolina, USA
Guessing Leptoglossus phyllopus?

Mating, obviously. Unsure of the plant that is, but there were lots of these plants in a field, and lots of these bugs on them

can be frassed
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Plant
Plant appears to be Common Mullein Verbascum thapsus.

I have an entry on them on my personal blog:
http://www.natureinmyyard.com/?p=13

and no, I did not ID the Syrphid on it ;-)

 
Correct
That's definitely it! Thanks for sharing the blog, I love the photos (don't know that I'd have the courage to go take skunk pictures were one to show up!)

I agree...
The straight white/yellow Line across the back is distinctive.

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