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Orange bug, blue box Per entomologist Merrill A. Peterson, this is the stink bug Banasa dimiata "but it’s a very unusual color pattern! My guess is that it’s a freshly-emerged adult that hasn’t yet hardened its exoskeleton, which is why the yellow areas aren’t green and why the orange areas aren’t brown." Banasa dimidiata,Geotagged,Green Burgundy Stink Bug,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge

Orange bug, blue box

Per entomologist Merrill A. Peterson, this is the stink bug Banasa dimiata "but it’s a very unusual color pattern! My guess is that it’s a freshly-emerged adult that hasn’t yet hardened its exoskeleton, which is why the yellow areas aren’t green and why the orange areas aren’t brown."

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  1. Interesting! Posted one year ago

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A species of stinkbug within the Pentatomidae family.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by erinmoore
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Uploaded Sep 29, 2020. Captured Sep 12, 2020 17:10 in 2818 Broadway St, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA.
  • PENTAX K-7
  • f/5.0
  • 1/100s
  • ISO3200
  • 100mm