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Bagrada Bug

Bagrada hilaris

Description:

"The adult bug is 5 to 7 millimeters in length, shield-shaped, and black with white and orange markings." ~wiki

Habitat:

spotted in a coastal desert wadi; "It is native to much of eastern and southern Africa and parts of southern Europe and Asia. It is known elsewhere as an introduced species, including California and Arizona, where it was first reported in 2008." ~wiki

Notes:

aka Painted Bug, Harlequin Bug

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Bagrada Bug
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Bernadette S
Bernadette S 8 years ago

Thanks, Johan, for the ID! :-)

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Bernadette S

Egypt

Spotted on May 18, 2013
Submitted on May 18, 2013

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