Anchor Stink Bug - Stiretrus anchorago
The markings and color of this species are highly variable, but are distinguishable from other predatory pentatomids by the large U-shaped scutellum, which almost reaches to the tip of the abdomen.
These stink bugs feed on the larvae of insects, such as beetles, butterflies, and moths.
Spotted in a rural garden.
''Stiretrus anchorago'', the anchor stink bug, is a species of predatory stink bug in the family Pentatomidae. It is found in Central America and North America.