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Lupine Bug

Megalotomus quinquespinosus

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago
Lupine Bug
Megalotomus quinquespinosus Broad-headed Bug - Megalotomus quinquespinosus - BugGuide.Net


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5 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Cool news!

JC_Forester
JC_Forester 9 years ago

Bayucca, you were correct. It is also the first reported to bugguide from Kentucky. Thanks again. :-)

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Welcome, always wise to check my suggestions ;-)...

JC_Forester
JC_Forester 9 years ago

Thank-you bayucca. I have seen a broad-headed bug before, but the ones I am used to seeing are black. Thank-you for the id suggestion. It does look like the Lupine bug. I will verify though. :-)

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

It is from the same superfamily as Coreidae (Coreoidea) but it is from the family Alydidae, Broad-headed Bugs (do not ask me why "broad"...) and subfamily Alydinae.
Yours might be Megalotomus quinquespinosus. Please, verify!! I am not 100% sure.
http://bugguide.net/node/view/2720/bgpag...

JC_Forester
Spotted by
JC_Forester

Kentucky, USA

Spotted on Jul 4, 2013
Submitted on Jul 4, 2013

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