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It was almost sunset and this group of Pentatomid nymphs had come together to spend the night in a tight little circle - like a wagon train around a campfire. While taking pictures of them, they began to disperse somewhat but came back together when we left. There were 3 or 4 other nymphs on distant leaves heading for the group. They were about 1 cm long each, metallic blue with red on the abdomen. Family Pentatomidae.
Heavy shrubbery along the highway between San Cristobal de Las Casas and Tuxtla Gutierrez, km 11.5, 865 meters.
Spotted on Aug 12, 2013
Submitted on Aug 24, 2013
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