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Rice Stink Bug

Leptocorisa acuta

Description:

Grey colour with a dark oval shape on back. When threatened, this insect releases a nasty stink.

Habitat:

Vegetation inside a bird sanctuary.

Notes:

Would like to set the spelling straight for my Bangla speaking friends...this is not Gandhi poka as most mispell it ...look : https://www.flickr.com/photos/69003822@N... but Gondhi poka... meaning, the insect that smells. The minor difference in the vowel makes a HUGE difference in meaning. Poka = Insect. Gondhi = Smelly. Gandhi = Gandhiji. This insect is a pest : http://www.iaszoology.com/leptocorisa-ac...

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1 Comment

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Naatha poochi in Tamil ?? Ha ha.

SukanyaDatta
Spotted by
SukanyaDatta

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Spotted on Nov 22, 2014
Submitted on Nov 22, 2014

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