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Red shield bug

Carpocoris mediterraneus


Carpocoris mediterraneus, the Red shield bug, is a species of shield bug in the Pentatomidae family. This species is widespread throughout the Mediterranean region and they are polyphagous vegetarian. Adults can be found on several flowering plants, as in this case, the pictured male was spotted on a daucus carota flower. In Tzoumerka mountains National park, Epirus region, Greece.

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Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Ηπείρου - Δυτικής Μακεδονίας, Greece

Lat: 39.48, Long: 21.20

Spotted on Aug 2, 2017
Submitted on Aug 8, 2017

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