Spined Soldier Bug eats Monarch Caterpillar

Any idea the name of this specimen?
Can you help identify this caterpillar recently found munching on goldenrod leaves. Thanks. You might also be interested in the attached shot of a Monarch caterpillar recently done in by the stink bug lurking in the shadows.
Colin Freebury
Ottawa, Ontario Canada

Hi Colin,
We are thrilled to post your Spined Soldier Bug,Podisus maculiventris, one of the Predatory Stink Bugs, with its Monarch Meal. Here is a site with more information on this Predatory Stink Bug.

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