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Two Spotted Stink bug

Perillus bioculatus

Description:

Mature nymphs of the two spotted stink bug are about 8 to 9 mm long. Adults range in length from 10 to 12 mm. Nymphs may pale yellow or reddishorange with a distinct black "Y-shaped" marking on the pronotum and two black spots on the thorax.

Habitat:

This predator occurs throughout the Northwest and is a predator of the Colorado potato beetle. Occasionally this predator may provide control of the Colorado potato beetle, but it rarely occurs in large enough numbers to provide adequate control.

Notes:

not sure of the species

3 Comments

CynthiaMHori
CynthiaMHori 8 years ago

Thanks again!

Great spotting Cynthia !

CynthiaMHori
CynthiaMHori 8 years ago

Thanks Reza!

CynthiaMHori
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CynthiaMHori

Bountiful, Utah, USA

Spotted on Sep 29, 2012
Submitted on Sep 29, 2012

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