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Burrower bug (Sehirus cinctus?) on take-off - Sehirus cinctus

Burrower bug (Sehirus cinctus?) on take-off - Sehirus cinctus
Delaware Piedmont near Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
June 21, 2006
Size: 7-10mm
Nikon D100 w 60mm Micro-Nikkor

Moved
Moved from Burrowing Bugs.

Stinker?
Looks like its probably a stink bug.

 
Never would have thought that, mr w
But I'll bet you're right. Harlequin?

A very nice shot, BTW, John. How do you get them to pose with their wings open and ready to roll?

 
stink bug
Harlequin dosn't seem right, unless there is a dark phase. A darker Holcostethus limbolarius maybe?

It takes a little skill, a little luck, and a lot of depth of field!

 
Burrower bug?
I think it might actually be a burrower bug. I don't know of any all-black pentatomids. Great image!

 
That seems to be it. Is Sehi
Thanks. I like how he's kicking up some dirt as he takes off.

Burrower bug seems to be it. Is Sehirus cinctus the only species in the genus?

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