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Photo#47079
Shield Bug? - Podisus brevispinus

Shield Bug? - Podisus brevispinus
Sharon, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
August 21, 2005
This reminds me of the Red-Cross Shield Bug I posted recently, but it lacks the obvious color pattern.

Slightly larger view here.

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Shield Bug? - Podisus brevispinus Shield Bug?

Podisus brevispinus Phillips -- D. B. Thomas det.
Moved from Podisus modestus.

Moved
Moved from Podisus.

Podisus modestus
*

Moved
Moved from Stink Bugs.
for dark band in wings (seems to be diagnostic for genus)

Elasmucha??
This Elasmucha lateralis looks similar:

 
Don't think so.
This specimen reminds me much more of a Podisus. The truncated abdomen is characteristic of males of at least a few different genera of pentatomids.

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