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Stink Bug - Chlorochroa saucia

Stink Bug - Chlorochroa saucia
Plum Island, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
October 21, 2008
Size: 9mm

Moved from Stink Bugs.

Chlorochroa saucia???
see my comment here

extremely frustrating --indeed, humiliating: i can't narrow it down to a genus with any certainty :-/
on a more constructive note: same as another of yours here, also autumnal, which suggest winter colors that may give the bug such a peculiar look
BUT: many things (other than coloration) indicate that this one* you've shot even later in the season may be the same sp.; if so, color change is really dramatic -- but not unimaginable. it would be nice to hear from someone who's familiar with the bug hiberpreparedness procedures
*which, in turn, is identical to the one shown here, very much IDable thanks to Preston Scott Justis's exquisite work; so it's up to you whether to place your browned ones in Thyanta...

It might be a Thyanta
But I'm not sure enough to move it yet. I'm saving the specimen in hopes that someone might want to have a look at it.

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