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Photo#308015
Tan Bug - Oebalus pugnax

Tan Bug - Oebalus pugnax
Sun City, Manatee County, Florida, USA
July 21, 2009
I shot a dorsal view of another individual on July 22, 2009.


now they're all happily home
Moved from Frass.

 
Thank you.
Thank you.

Frassed
Moved from ID Request.

Looks like a pentatomid...
I can't really tell from this angle, but seeing the spines it might either be a Euschistus or Podisus spp.

An expert might be able to tell whether it's predatory or not from this angle by looking at the rostrum.

 
I am not the expert you were looking for...
but this is a Rice Stink Bug (Oebalus pugnax)



Please notice the spines are pointing forward which is diagnostic...

 
seconded: Oebalus pugnax
Mike-- BG people are addicted to challenge, no question about that, but if you want reliable IDs try to take/post more canonical angles, too...

 
I am experimenting with a new
I am experimenting with a new set of diopters and finding that the lenses on one hand do a very good job with a straight on shot of the subject. However, if the subject is positioned oblique to the camera the depth of field isn't good.

That being said the shot I submitted above was the only clear shot, the rest were deleted. Today I shot a dorsal view of another individual that appears to be of the same specie and I would like to add it to the comment box. How is that done?

 
To edit the remarks...
click on EDIT just above the following text:
Contributed by Keokuk Mike on 21 July, 2009 - 7:41pm.

In the Remarks: field add a note saying something like "a better shot of another specimen that I found..."

[thumb:123456]

 
Something went wrong I added
Something went wrong I added the image but it replaced the original. Then I frassed both images, then brought 'em back. string of comments are under the added photo, not under the original. It is a fine mess I've gotten myself into.

 
Fix...
I swapped the images back. I unlinked the images because the images are not of the same individual. I also added the thumbnails that I mentioned in an earlier comment.

 
ah
shoulda thought of that. Been seeing a few of those.

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