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Jewel beetle

Chrysocoris stolli (Nymph)




1 species ID suggestions

MartinL
MartinL 6 years ago
Nymph, Lychee shield bug
Chrysocoris stolli TrekNature | Lychee Shield Bug Nymph Photo

2 Comments

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 6 years ago

Beautiful metallic color!

MartinL
MartinL 6 years ago

Lauen is correct. These are the same species and come from the family Scutelleridae. The scutellum is the triangle plate on the back of typical true bugs but extended to the total length of the body as a one piece shield. They look like beetles. I've seen a similar one (nymph) .
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/792...

Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Lat: 9.84, Long: 78.09

Spotted on Nov 18, 2012
Submitted on Nov 18, 2012

Spotted for mission

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