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Spotting

Description:

Mainly green shieldbug as in the photo.

Habitat:

Rainforest at around 1100 m.

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3 Comments

Les Catchick
Les Catchick 3 years ago

Thanks Linnea and Felix.
I assume a shield-backed bug is a shieldbug as I initially put. I am hoping that I can get a bit closer than that to an ID as it is so distinctive.

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 3 years ago

Nice find! It's actually a Shield-backed Bug in the Scutelleridae family.

Linnea Joandi
Linnea Joandi 3 years ago

It seems to be a Pentatominae of some kind: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pentatomid...

Les Catchick
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Les Catchick

Kosñipata, Cusco, Peru

Spotted on Nov 15, 2016
Submitted on Nov 18, 2017

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