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Shield Bug Nymph


I was thinking a tortoise shell beetle?

1 species ID suggestions

Green Stinkbug (nymph)
Chinavia hilaris Leaf beetle?? - Chinavia hilaris - BugGuide.Net


Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 4 years ago

Great find! This looks like a nymph (perhaps the fourth instar) of Chinavia hilaris.

TracyL 6 years ago

I agree it is def a nymph of a sheild bug! this was so exciting when i found it!

ceherzog 6 years ago

Nature imitates art, art imitates nature.

alicelongmartin 6 years ago

Interesting bug!

NicoleB 6 years ago

I agree with Marta. Some shieldbug nymph.
Beautiful photo and species!

LarsKorb 6 years ago

Mother astonishes me every single day again.
Great capture!
Looks like the some african tribal war shield or mask...fantastic.

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Looks like the nymph of a shieldbug, I agree with monkey-mind

could be, this is a nymph, so it is hard to tell, how it looks, when it is adult

North Adams, Massachusetts, USA

Lat: 42.70, Long: -73.11

Spotted on Jul 25, 2011
Submitted on Jul 25, 2011

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