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Two-spotted Stink Bug - Perillus bioculatus

Two-spotted Stink Bug - Perillus bioculatus
N.H., lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
October 14, 2005
Size: 1/4 inch
Perillus bioculatus nymph . Predator of Leaf Beetles. This one most likely was drawn to my garden due to stripped cucumber population.

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Two-spotted Stink Bug - Perillus bioculatus Two-spotted Stink Bug - Perillus bioculatus

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I have seen these before and
I have seen these before and if i remeber correctly they a species similar to harlequin bugs.

I'm pretty sure
it's some sort of Pentatomidae - Stink Bug. See guide page.

 
Thanks , The many colors of the Stink Bug
Thanks Lynette , This family has such a hugh array of bugs it is daunting. I am finding so many interesting things when I go out and play in the garden.
I was happy to have noticed not one but 2 wheel bugs in my gardens .
They certainly have plenty to eat all pesticide free so I hope their children hang around come spring.

 
Looks like a predaceous stink
Looks like a predaceous stink bug ( Order Heteroptera, family Pentatomidae, Perillus bioculatus. Very beneficial. Congrats on the Wheel bug! They are such amazing little guys.

 
Bingo Teri Thats What It is !
Hey Teri , Thanks so much for finding the name. I did some detective work and it all came together . My garden hosts a delicacy of Perillus bioculatus being the stripped cucumber beetle! I spotted a good number through the season and alas nature sends out the calvary!! I found a website which the link to is here that has a great picture of the nymph stage of this fine insect and the match is unmistakable along with the validation of the garden having exactly what they love to eat!
I love it when it all comes together !
http://www.ext.nodak.edu/extpubs/plantsci/pests/e824-6b.jpg

 
Your link wasn't working for me....
but I'm copying it here link to comparison shot.

 
Thanks Lynette, I seem to h
Thanks Lynette,
I seem to have a mental block with understanding how to create tags!

 
I Think I Found the Problem
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