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Old Sunday 25th November 2018, 18:22   #1
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Costa Rica bug ID

Hi,
Any help on this please? I'm assuming some type of shield bug. Seen outside the hotel Riu Palace Guanacaste, Costa Rica, last January.
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Old Sunday 25th November 2018, 18:57   #2
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I think it's an Assassin bug or relative rather than a Shieldbug?
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Old Monday 26th November 2018, 12:45   #3
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Tracked it down through insect forum as nymph of Giant Mesquite bug - Thasus acutangulas.
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Old Tuesday 27th November 2018, 20:15   #4
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Definitely a Coreid (leaf-footed bug) nymph of some species.
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