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Shield back bug

Pachycoris torridus

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Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 2 years ago

Thanks Rieko and Gilma

RiekoS 2 years ago

Very nice!

What gorgeous pattern, Juan DiTrani, congratulations, great spotting.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 2 years ago

very nice !

tmvdh 2 years ago

Hi Juan,
thanks for the link!
Here's another one - leading to an article I wrote about a colour morph of P. torridus I found in Costa Rica:
Sorry - it's in German.

All the same insect! wow.
It should be called the Variable bug.

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 2 years ago

Hi tmvdh. I think Sergio refered to

Telse 2 years ago


tmvdh 2 years ago

Hi asergio,

which article do you refer to?

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 2 years ago

Very nice. The article I posted cites that 8 different descriptions were made of the same species!

tmvdh 3 years ago

Hola Juan,

me puedes contactar via correo electrónico?
Tengo una pregunta con respecto a Pachycoris torridus. (Encontré un espécimen en Costa Rica.)

Gracias y saludos

Torsten (

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 3 years ago

I still find hard to believe this insect is the same specie of this one

KarenL 3 years ago


Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 3 years ago

Este es hermoso

LarsKorb 4 years ago


CataAna 4 years ago

Wow, what a beautiful bug!

Colón, Panama

Lat: 9.15, Long: -79.85

Spotted on Apr 3, 2007
Submitted on Jun 12, 2011

Spotted for mission

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