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Thyanta custator accerra - Thyanta custator

Thyanta custator accerra - Thyanta custator
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, San Diego County, California, USA
May 3, 2004
Size: about 10.5 mm
This brown and tan stink bug, seen on a Jimsonweed (Datura wrightii) leaf in Culp Valley (elevation about 3200') on 3 May 2004,in structurally very similar to another pentatomid I just submited, #238019. The colors are quite different. Possibly a female? or closely related species.

Pentatomids are difficult to tell apart. Any help will be appreciated.

Moved from Thyanta.

ID confirmed by D. B. Thomas: T. custator (Fabricius )

ID of T. custator confirmed
Thanks for posting this, v belov. I'm happy to have this pentatomid and T. pallidovirens both conformed.

Thyanta custator accerra, i believe

Stink Bug
I found two of these little guys in my daughter's new house in Pennsylvania. Is this bug normal to this area?

Can someone tell me why its called a stink bug?

Thanks for your help.

This is an excellent bug id site.


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