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Other name: Sloe Shield bug
This fellow of the Shield bug (or Stink bug) family lives up to his name and has long hairs covering his body.
He is fairly large with distinctive purple brown and greenish colours.
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Seems like it, Ann :D
Wow, so there's a HAIRY version too!! :-D(http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/667...)
Yes...Bugs are so confusing in different seasons...their colours changed....as per atmosphere... Nature's great gift to them..!!
I know that, Ashish.But this one is, what it says it is :-)See the hairs on it's back?See the markings.Show me a spined that looks like it & I believe you instead ;-)
Nicole Spined bugs are in same family with very little difference. They called due to back shape.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spined_sold...
Thanks everyone.@KenYes, these belong to the big ol' Stink bug family@AshishNope, got this one ID-ed by an 'expert' before and he's right.Check here:http://www.britishbugs.org.uk/heteropter...
Its called spined shield bug.
looks related to the common stink bug...
Lat: 36.01, Long: 128.41
Spotted on May 14, 2005 Submitted on Jul 28, 2011