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Mainly green shieldbug as in the photo.


Rainforest at around 1100 m.

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Les Catchick
Les Catchick 5 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 5 years ago

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

Linnea Joandi
Linnea Joandi 5 years ago

It seems to be a Pentatominae of some kind:

Les Catchick
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Kosñipata, Cusco, Peru

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

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