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Shield bug

Chrysocoris purpureus


A pair of three-segmented-antenna; rich colours with bright iridescence along with big dark spots Length : ~1.5cm Season : Winter season Time : afternoon 12:30pm Frequency : rare although other stink bug species are common in this area


Spotted inside the car parking very close to open abandoned area with lot of plants.


Must be some metallic shield bug species from super family Pentatomoidea

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Shield bug
Chrysocoris purpureus Chrysocoris purpureus · iNaturalist

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1 Comment

m.prasad.369 2 months ago

Thanks! :)

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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Spotted on Sep 29, 2020
Submitted on Aug 16, 2021

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