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Mallotus shield bug

Cantao ocellatus


Horton Plains National Park

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NickKing 6 years ago

Beautiful photo, I love the colours of this bug.

AshleyT 7 years ago

Congrats Nuwan, your colorful Shield Bug has made the top 10 arthropod spottings in the '2015 Best Wildlife Photo' mission! Rangers are voting on the top 10 arthropod spottings, and the top 3 will be announced on February 9th. The top 3 spottings will be commented on here on the site, but make sure you keep a look out on our Facebook app page for the announcement as well! Congratulations on making the top 10!

HenkWallays 7 years ago

How colorfull !

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 7 years ago

Great shot Nuwan!

triggsturner 7 years ago

great looking bug. those spines look lethal!

CalebSteindel 7 years ago

such a gorgeous bug...

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 7 years ago

wow, what a beauty

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 7 years ago

This's a beauty Nuwan. Great angle for this strong colour!

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Central Province, Sri Lanka

Spotted on May 15, 2015
Submitted on May 29, 2015

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