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Unknown Shield Bug

Pentatomoidea

Description:

We called this bug the "christmas bug" because of its colors!

Habitat:

Saw it on the Great Wall - not sure where is normally lives

Notes:

Unknown shield bug, Pentatomoidea

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27 Comments (1–25)

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Congratulations Arielle!

IsabellaFiers
IsabellaFiers 7 years ago

Congratulations, wonderful !!!

Dipika Kalaria
Dipika Kalaria 7 years ago

beautiful bug..congrats..

Congratulations!!

Phil_S
Phil_S 7 years ago

Congrats on SOTD. Very neat little bug!

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago

Awesome spot! Congrats.

eymich
eymich 7 years ago

What a beauty!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Great spotting, Ari, congratulations.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

Congratulations,,,,

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 7 years ago

Congrats ari...

zulkifly
zulkifly 7 years ago

congrats....

look at the radiant color.... nice

Muckpuk
Muckpuk 7 years ago

I LOVE it! Thank you and congratulations!

Captain Nature
Captain Nature 7 years ago

Wow three spottings and you are already famous! Congratulations!
Keep up the good work! (:

Congratulations Ari !

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 7 years ago

Well deserved!! Amazing spotting!!

Adam Braz tb2
Adam Braz tb2 7 years ago

Congratulations, nice spotting.

nexttogone
nexttogone 7 years ago

Oh wow! This is pretty. Congrats!

Sukaina
Sukaina 7 years ago

Congratulations!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

Congratulations Ari!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 7 years ago

Love the vivid colors and pattern! Congratulations on being chosen as SOTD! Well-deserved!

DanielHernández
DanielHernández 7 years ago

PRITY!!!

mhosadurga
mhosadurga 7 years ago

nice!

Yasser
Yasser 7 years ago

Congratulations Ari! This gorgeous shield bug was chosen as Spotting of the Day! We look forward to seeing more of your wildlife observations.

"Pentatomoidea are characterized by a well developed scutellum (the hardened extension of the thorax over the abdomen). It can be triangular to semi-elliptical in shape. Pentatomoidea usually have an antennae with five segments. The tarsi usually have two or three segments."

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LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

This could be a shield bug of the Family Pentatomidae.

Sukaina
Sukaina 7 years ago

cute insect with lovely colors!

Ari Bug
Spotted by
Ari Bug

昌平区, 北京市 (Beijing), Paracel Islands

Lat: 40.18, Long: 116.41

Spotted on Jun 26, 2012
Submitted on Oct 22, 2012

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