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Brown-winged Stink Bug

Plautia crossota


Taxonomic position - Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomoidea: Pentatomidae: Pentatominae: Antestiini. Plautia fimbriata, a name still widely used for this species, is a primary junior homonym and hence invalid. Source: Pentatomids produce odors from thoracic glands for self-defense, thus the English name. Other Common Names: Shield Bugs (but mostly used to refer to Acanthosomatidae and thus not recommended). Source:


Backyard garden. Seen on a pod of a Peacock Flower or Philippine Fire Tree plant (Caesalpinia pulcherrima). Spotted at Biñan Laguna, Philippines.

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Santa Rosa, Laguna, Philippines

Lat: 14.33, Long: 121.09

Spotted on Sep 27, 2012
Submitted on Sep 29, 2012

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