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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug molting

Halyomorpha halys

Description:

Possibly a kind of stink bug approximately 1/3 inch long (8.46 mm) White and pink, newly emerged from old exoskeleton of black/gray of 1/4 inch or less (6.35 mm)

Habitat:

Edge of woodlands and lawn (bushes), most likely grape leaves.

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11 Comments

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 7 years ago

Perfect timing!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 7 years ago

Spectacular Carol!

ToshimiDowaki
ToshimiDowaki 7 years ago

Great series!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 7 years ago

Thanks so much for the ID Surekha.

surekha
surekha 7 years ago

Excellent captures, Carol!
Looks like The brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys) molting. http://potokito-myshot.blogspot.in/2012/...

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 7 years ago

I like finding molting creatures. I hope I can get a more specific ID. Thanks so much for liking. It is one of my favorites also.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 7 years ago

Fabulous spotting Carol :) Tough one to get :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Brilliant timing Carol. Excellent shots too.

The MnMs
The MnMs 7 years ago

Wow! Excellent moment!

Kyle A
Kyle A 7 years ago

Spectacular series! Thanks for sharing.

MartinL
MartinL 7 years ago

Perfect timing Carol. That is a great photo.

Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Aug 23, 2013
Submitted on Aug 26, 2013

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