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Elasmostethus cruciatus Elasmostethus cruciatus (Red-Cross Shield Bug) that has stopped on the flower of an Amur Maple (Acer ginnala). Elasmostethus cruciatus,Geotagged,Minnesota,Red-Cross Shield Bug,Spring,United States,beetle,bug,insect,maple,true bugs Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Elasmostethus cruciatus

Elasmostethus cruciatus (Red-Cross Shield Bug) that has stopped on the flower of an Amur Maple (Acer ginnala).

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  1. Nice! A good moment to connect you to a bug fanatic:

    Pudding4brainsPudding4brains

    He's currently less active due to some personal reasons, but will likely return soon.
    Posted 7 months ago, modified 7 months ago

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''Elasmostethus cruciatus'', known generally as the red-cross shield bug or redcrossed stink bug, is a species of shield bug in the family Acanthosomatidae. It is found in North America.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Gary B
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By Gary B

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Uploaded Mar 7, 2019. Captured May 30, 2016 09:58 in 4408 Miller Rd, Barnum, MN 55707, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1250s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm