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Nymph of Stink/Shield Bug

Description:

Found on the pavement outside of Temple in Kintamani, Bali. Small in size, around 1.5 cm. Picture not good as taken by mobile phone camera :(




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9 Comments

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 3 years ago

Thanks, @DrNamgyal :)

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 3 years ago

Beautiful!

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 3 years ago

Thanks, @Hema :)

Hema
Hema 3 years ago

lovely indeed.

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 3 years ago

Thanks, @sunnyjosef :)
And yes, wonderful colours on this one, like Mark mentioned, maybe the locals painted it :D, the Balinese culture are equally colourful :)

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 3 years ago

Wow! What colors! Nice spotting Albert..

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 3 years ago

Thanks, @Mark & @Martin.
Yes, I gather this one is another Tessaratomidae.

MartinL
MartinL 3 years ago

Another tessaratomidae (small headed bug).
The nymphs of these shield bugs are buzzarre.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/692...
http://www.ccs-hk.org/DM/butterfly/Bugs/...

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 3 years ago

Amazing colours. Maybe the locals painted it. :)

Bali, Indonesia

Lat: -8.25, Long: 115.33

Spotted on Sep 2, 2015
Submitted on Sep 12, 2015

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