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Ornate Shield Bug

Eurydema ornata

Notes:

Near the river Tagus.



1 species ID suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 3 years ago
Ornate Shieldbug or red Cabbage Bug
Eurydema ornata BioLib - Eurydema ornata

2 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 3 years ago

Pentatomidae, Eurydema ornata. You get almost every color combination you want... Although it is called shieldbug it is actually a stink bug, in UK they call them all shield bugs. I prefer shield bug for Scutelleridae, the other family of the superfamily Pentatomoidea.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eurydema_o...
http://www.britishbugs.org.uk/heteropter...
http://heteropteradudes.blogspot.ch/2011...
https://www.flickr.com/photos/manuela-ba...

Beautiful!! So colorful, thank you for sharing, Ricardo Salgueiro.

Centro, Portugal

Lat: 39.47, Long: -8.35

Spotted on May 30, 2015
Submitted on Aug 10, 2015

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