Ornate Shield Bug found sitting on eggs near a river in the Bornean jungle. One of the uncommon species of insects that are "brooders", they take care of their young. I walked past this spot everyday on the way to my research site, it was there protecting the eggs for at least 5 days after I first spotted her.
Rainforest. Wehea Protected Forest of East Kalimantan, Indonesia (island of Borneo)
Lat: 1.46, Long: 116.77
Spotted on Jul 10, 2012
Submitted on Sep 26, 2012
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