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Helmeted squash bug

Euthochtha galeator

Description:

The helmeted squash bug is a member of the Family Coreidae (Leaf-footed Bugs). Can fly. Can be a pest. Also found out that they can put out an unpleasant odor if touched.

Habitat:

This helmeted squash bug was spotted on the side of our camper and then another was found on the floor inside the camper. Eek!

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mary.gallo.m
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mary.gallo.m

Abbeville, Louisiana, USA

Spotted on Feb 11, 2014
Submitted on Feb 11, 2014

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