‘carafe shape’ answered in nasty reader section
August 23, 2010 10:37 pm
dearest bugpeeps: OMG! I was drawn to read your highly entertaining and mindboggling NRAs, and what did i find? my beetle, at nasty reader award no 1 !! Thank you for a most informative and entertaining online research session. you guys are the (bug) bomb!
Signature: terre zenk
We are happy you successfully identified your Hawthorne Shield Bug and were entertained in the process.
Location: west seattle
August 23, 2010 10:12 pm
I found this little beetle on my shirt the other day. I’ve not been able to find it by shape or color, and there are SO MANY beetles. I live in Seattle. thanks in advance for your help–your site is amazing!
We are trying to piece together the various components of your submissions into one posting. Interestingly, we also responded to you with a short generic Stink Bug reply to your photo submission. The Nasty Reader was from the UK, and we believe your Stink Bug is Banasa dimiata which according to BugGuide is: “Reported from the entire United States, southern Canada and northern Mexico.”