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Striped Shield-bug

Graphosoma lineatum

Description:

This red-and-black bug, also known as Minstrel bug, is a species of shield bug in the family Pentatomidae. It measures about 1cm, and possess a large shield. It is longitudinally striped red and black, with predominantly black head and antennae. The ventral side is bright red with black spots.

Habitat:

Seen in garrigue, in colony, feeding on some Apiaceae.


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Zlatan Celebic
Spotted by
Zlatan Celebic

Croatia

Lat: 42.58, Long: 18.24

Spotted on Jul 20, 2015
Submitted on Oct 19, 2016

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