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Apta Stink Bug

Arocera apta

Description:

A 12-13 cm bug with a yellow back and large black stripes broken by a thin yellow line down the middle. The posterior black band is not broke.

Habitat:

This is a first sighting of this bug. It was seen under a light @ 20:40 on the side of a cement block building in the Amazon rainforest of SE Ecuador.

Notes:

When held it almost immediately took off back to the side of the building.

1 species ID suggestions

bayucca
bayucca a month ago
Apta Stink Bug
Arocera apta Image - Arocera apta | BioLib.cz

3 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 3 weeks ago

Welcome! No hurry!! I am busy all the time as well :-)

Tukup
Tukup 3 weeks ago

Hi Bayucca. I didn't get a notification on your ID suggestion. I have updated this spotting according to your suggestion. Thanks so much. Sorry I'm late :-)

Morona Santiago, Ecuador

Lat: -2.14, Long: -77.69

Spotted on Feb 4, 2019
Submitted on Feb 6, 2019

Reference

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