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Scentless Plant Bug

Harmostes sp.

Description:

Tan insect with yellow eyes. It kept its antennae together most of the time making it appear more elongated than it really was.

Habitat:

Buckwheat flower in chaparral.


No species ID suggestions

5 Comments

:) Thank you very much, Sckel! I very much enjoy your spottings!

Sckel
Sckel 4 years ago

Your photos are always so beautiful.

Thanks for the comments, Mark and bfpsroom211! The common name is referring to the very small scent-gland opening in this family. I don't know that they are actually scentless but seem to be undetectable to people.

bfpsroom211
bfpsroom211 4 years ago

how does that work if its a stink less stink bug!?

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

A stinkless stink bug? Wonderful.

Escondido, California, USA

Lat: 33.19, Long: -117.06

Spotted on Mar 3, 2014
Submitted on Mar 4, 2014

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