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Southern Green Stink Bug Nymph; Ninfa de Chinche Verde

Nezara viridula


Nymph of plant-feeding stink bug, fifth instar. N. viridula is an economically important pest on legumes, such as beans and soybeans. The adult males can reach a body length of about 12.1 millimetres while females are bigger, reaching a size of about 13.1 millimetres. The adults body is bright green and shield-shaped and the eyes are usually reddish, but they may also be black.


Village garden


Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/60 sec.; f/36; ISO Speed Rating: 200. Exposure Bias: 0 EV. Focal Length: 90.0 mm. Flash fired.

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