Predatory Stink Bug
Podisus placidus

predatory stink bug

I found this predatory stink bug in the Jordanelle wetlands below the dam in Wasatch County, Utah.  © Carol Davis, 8-25-2010

orange predatory stink bug
Stink bugs in general try to ditch the camera  very quickly but this one seemed to just be a little more laid back.
I took quite a few shots before it wandered off to find some unsuspecting caterpillar. 
© Carol Davis, 8-25-2010

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