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Predatory Stink Bug - Podisus brevispinus Stink bug with brown, olive, and orange coloration. It was approximately 11 mm long. Unlike other species of stink bugs, predatory stink bugs (as their common name implies), feed on other insects. Their prey include slow-moving, soft-bodied insects, especially larvae.<br />
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Habitat: Spotted during a solar eclipse in a rural herb garden.<br />
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Habitat: Spotted during a solar eclipse in a rural herb garden.<br />
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Habitat: Spotted during a solar eclipse in a rural herb garden.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/71604/predatory_stink_bug_-_podisus_brevispinus.html<br />
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Predatory Stink Bug - Podisus brevispinus

Stink bug with brown, olive, and orange coloration. It was approximately 11 mm long. Unlike other species of stink bugs, predatory stink bugs (as their common name implies), feed on other insects. Their prey include slow-moving, soft-bodied insects, especially larvae.

Habitat: Spotted during a solar eclipse in a rural herb garden.

Predatory Stink Bug - Podisus brevispinus Stink bug with brown, olive, and orange coloration. It was approximately 11 mm long. Unlike other species of stink bugs, predatory stink bugs (as their common name implies), feed on other insects. Their prey include slow-moving, soft-bodied insects, especially larvae.<br />
<br />
Habitat: Spotted during a solar eclipse in a rural herb garden.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/71604/predatory_stink_bug_-_podisus_brevispinus.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/71605/predatory_stink_bug_-_podisus_brevispinus.html Asopinae,Geotagged,Podisus brevispinus,Summer,United States,bug,stink bug

Predatory Stink Bug - Podisus brevispinus Stink bug with brown, olive, and orange coloration. It was approximately 11 mm long. Unlike other species of stink bugs, predatory stink bugs (as their common name implies), feed on other insects. Their prey include slow-moving, soft-bodied insects, especially larvae.<br />
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Habitat: Spotted during a solar eclipse in a rural herb garden.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/71604/predatory_stink_bug_-_podisus_brevispinus.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/71606/predatory_stink_bug_-_podisus_brevispinus.html Asopinae,Geotagged,Podisus brevispinus,Summer,United States,bug,stink bug

    comments (6)

  1. Spectacular series!! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thank you! Posted 3 years ago
  2. Excellent! :o) I've added the tag for the subfamily 32Asopinae making it easier to browse through to other, similar predatory species :o) Posted 3 years ago
    1. Good idea, thanks for doing that Arp! Posted 3 years ago
  3. Awesome shot, Christine! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks Ferdy! Posted 3 years ago

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Podisus brevispinus is a stink bug in the family Pentatomidae.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Dec 24, 2018. Captured Aug 21, 2017 14:40 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/9.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm