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Bug nymph


Insect of different sizes and one large one. Mother and babies? Or one large female with many smaller males?


Tree in an enclosed plot of land...this leaf was protruding onto the road, over the boundary wall.


First photo...taken on 30 Nov. Same leaf. Auto corrected.

No species ID suggestions


SukanyaDatta 3 months ago

Thanks, Lauren. I wonder why the large one is crushing a smaller one! Very mean to use its size advantage.

LaurenZarate 3 months ago

They are all bug nymphs of different instars. The big one is probably a 5th (last) instar nymph and will molt to the adult soon. They look like Shield Bug nymphs, Family Pentatomidae.

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Lat: 22.57, Long: 88.36

Spotted on Nov 28, 2018
Submitted on Nov 29, 2018

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