Neotropical red-shouldered stink bug

This handsome little green stink bug, with its characteristic red stripe across the top of the scutellum and another red stripe down the snout, is the neotropical red-shouldered stink bug (or red-shouldered stink bug), Thyanta perditor.

It’s another Wikipedia stub syndrome victim, alas; it lives in North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean and other than that apparently we don’t want to know. Like most stink bugs, it exudes a terrible stinky substance if bothered, and has a long proboscis tucked under its abdomen which it uses to suck juices from plants.

Not yet confirmed on iNaturalist as of this writing, but I’m pretty certain about this one.

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