|Banasa dimidiata (Say, 1823) reflecting on spring in Edmonton|
|Banasa dimidiata looking very ruddy on a cold spring morning, and not much like its emended name|
|A more typical colour morph of Banasa dimidiata|
LeConte, J. L. 1859. The Complete Writings of Thomas Say on the Entomology of North America. Two volumes Bailliere Brothers, New York 412 and 814 pp.
D. B. Thomas & T. R. Yonke. 1981. A Review of the Nearctic Species of the Genus Banasa Stål (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 54: 233-248.
|This spring's first tulip|