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Photo#4963
Spiny bug - Euthochtha galeator

Spiny bug - Euthochtha galeator
Springfield, Virginia, USA
July 17, 2004
This is some type of true bug, perhaps a stink bug nymph. What's peculiar is the fact that it's covered in spines. Any help in identifying is appreciated.

Moved
Moved from Euphorbia bug. There has been much discussion over the years on these spikey nymphs. Given Hannah's research and Boris's comments here, it seems best to move them all to Euthochtha where most, if not all, of them will be correctly placed.

Moved
Moved from Leaffooted Bugs.

Coreid nymph
This looks like Chariesterus antennator in the family Coreidae. If the antennae have a diamond-shaped expansion about halfway up, then this is your insect. Interestingly, the nymphs are larger and wider-bodied than the adults.

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