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Green shield bug

Nezara viridula

Notes:

This is the 5th instar before turning into an Adult: http://www.flickr.com/photos/87906144@N0...

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6 Comments

RachaelB
RachaelB 11 years ago

Thanks Kimkiu, I found this bug in Alphington - I had never seen one before either and was lucky enough to get a few shots before it hid back under the leaf.

kimkiu
kimkiu 11 years ago

Great spot! What suburb u found this? As I never seen this in myself...

RachaelB
RachaelB 11 years ago

Thanks for all your ID's Martin. Those eggs are amazing. So will this nymph loose it's pretty pink bits when it becomes an adult?

chebeague2
chebeague2 11 years ago

cool! i love the colors!

MartinL
MartinL 11 years ago

Very nice. This link shows a spotting of eggs and early instar nymph.
Yours is the final nymph before adulthood
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/792...

tibiprada
tibiprada 11 years ago

nice .. I would like to see an ID

RachaelB
Spotted by
RachaelB

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Apr 27, 2012
Submitted on Apr 27, 2012

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