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Southern Green Stink Bug

Nezara viridula


amazing colouring on this nymph


mimobo woodland, 1000m


I spotted this cool insect a few times in Namizimu forest reserve.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca 5 years ago
Southern Green Stink Bug
Nezara viridula Beetle on the string beans - Nezara viridula - BugGuide.Net

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dandoucette 5 years ago

Thanks for the ID bayucca. Looks like the adult is pretty boring compare to the nymph.

bayucca 5 years ago

Pentatomidae, Pentatominae, Nezarini, "must" be Nezara viridula, southern green stink bug, often also called southern green shield bug, but it is a stink bug, only in the UK Pentatomoidea, so both Pentatomidae and Scutelleridae are called shield bugs. Personally I would use separate terms to avoid confusing. Let the Brits handle this themselves ;-)...
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Southern, Malawi

Spotted on Jan 11, 2015
Submitted on Apr 7, 2015

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