Banasa dimiata (?) (Stink Bug (nonspec.)).
| Stink bugs (also known as shield bugs) can produce unpleasant smells from their thoracic glands. These odors provide some self-defense. This specimen is probably Banasa dimiata and came to the light of a window. B. dimiata can be found in the entire US. The genus has 11 species in our area. |
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Banasa euchlora (Juniper Stink Bug).
| Also known as Jade Stinkbug. This is Banasa euchlora. Adults are attracted to light and are often found on juniper plants. |
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