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True bug - Cosmopepla decorata

True bug - Cosmopepla decorata
Clovis, Curry County, New Mexico, USA
July 4, 2009
These were on Lamb's Ear and were similar in size to the Harlequin Bug. I have searched the guide to see if I could find similar bugs and I think the Subfamily is Pentatominae. I don't see any that look like this though.

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True bug - Cosmopepla decorata True bug - Cosmopepla decorata - male - female

nice addition -- thanks, Bob!
Moved from Cosmopepla.

 
ID confirmed by Joe Eger: Cosmopepla decorata
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My guess would be...
Cosmopepla decorata but let's wait for an expert. If I am correct, this will represent a new species for BugGuide.

 
good call -- i'm sure you're right
will show to Dr Eger

 
I am glad to be of some minor
I am glad to be of some minor service!! I have photos of a cicada killer wasp killing and flying away with the cicada. A jumping spider was sneaking up on them. I have good shots of the jumping spider too but he didn't get there in time to put on more of a show. I have a lot of bug pictures. Now that I am a member here, I will start posting them.

 
"I will start posting them"
looking forward to it, Bob -- glad to have you onboard [to make me especially happy, post photos of various small nondescript stuff, i'll eagerly help you to get names; i mostly focus on beetles and bugs, but love all kinds of critters]

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