Taxonomy and Systematics
Phylum: Arthropoda Subphylum: Hexapoda (6 legged) Class: Insecta
Species: Alydus eurinus
Individual was black with a reddish area across the dorsal side of the abdomen. Front wings thicker at base and thinner and more membranous at the ends. Front wings overlap to cover smaller, membranous hind wings.
Individual was collected from a goldenrod field on the west side of the Bennington College campus on September 6, 2016.
BudGuide.net (http://bugguide.net/node/view/449378) Peterson Field Guide: Insects