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Photo#58876
Almost Round Beetle - Tetyra bipunctata

Almost Round Beetle - Tetyra bipunctata
Lory State Park, near Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colorado, USA

Moved
ID'd in (1)

Moved from Tetyra.

Moved to genus level
Moved from Shieldbacked Pine Seed Bug. The info page for this species says Tetyra robusta is found in Colorado, so this might be it. I thought it best to keep at the genus level where reported range does not give a clear answer on the species.

Moved
Moved from Shield-backed Bugs.

Not sure if you posted
this to Scutelleridae or if it got moved there, Paul, but that's certainly what it looks like to us. We don't know the species, but you're on the right page!

 
Image moved to Scutelleridae
I did move the image to Shield-Backed Bugs (Scutelleridae). I think it got there.

 
Tetyra very likely
This looks like a Tetyra, perhaps Tetyra robusta, listed for Colorado on the guide page.Compare images of the eastern T. bipunctata:

The pattern, etc., sure looks correct, and members of the genus are supposed to be large(to 15 mm)--once character mentioned by Slater and Baranowski (1) for the genus.

 
Thanks, Patrick
I moved it to Tetyra.

Bug nymph
I've been fooled by these little guys too. Those antennae with just a few long segments (antennomeres) are a dead giveaway. If you turned it over, you would see it has sucking, not pinching mouthparts.

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