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Photo#400055
Blue Sharpshooter - Oncometopia orbona

Blue Sharpshooter - Oncometopia orbona
Montrose, Laurens County, Georgia, USA
May 20, 2010
Size: unrecorded
I can't suss out whether this is Oncometopia orbona or nigricans. They look quite the same to me. Note the "bubble". Of what, if any, significance is it?

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Blue Sharpshooter - Oncometopia orbona Blue Sharpshooter - Oncometopia orbona

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

According to the Guide,
nigricans is known only from Florida, and orbona is "the only common, widely-distributed member of this genus in the Eastern US."

I suggest moving it to orbona. Dr. Hamilton will correct if necessary.

 
Oncometopia orbona
O. nigricans has the dark markings concentrated along the veins, making them very obvious

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