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Shield Bug

Carpocoris purpureipennis

Description:

The color varies from purple to yellow-brown. It is found in most Europe.

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8 Comments

injica
injica 7 years ago

vidjela jučer dva, ali su bili u nekog graži, a ja polugola i u japankama po kiši :D pa sam odustala od slikanja!

PieterColpaert
PieterColpaert 7 years ago

Nice! I'm happy you've found it!:)

Jopy
Jopy 7 years ago

Yesss! There's no need for specialist, I found the ID, Pieter! Thank you very much for your help :D

PieterColpaert
PieterColpaert 7 years ago

Yes, I really don't know. I'm also interested in knowing it because I like the bug:). Let's hope someone else on noah can identify it!

Jopy
Jopy 7 years ago

I agree with you, your suggestion is only similar to this as I found...maybe it can be different colours (bugs are not my area)? the other one u suggested has different shape behind head...

PieterColpaert
PieterColpaert 7 years ago

Yes you're right. I'm not sure neither, it was the only similar I could find in my book. But maybe it's this one? It's definitely a shield bug, I think we need a specialist here:)
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Elasmu...

Jopy
Jopy 7 years ago

I looked your suggestion, it's very similar. I don't know for sure, how about its colour? my bug is orange and has some brown markings on the back.

Jopy
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Jopy

Croatia

Spotted on May 19, 2013
Submitted on May 21, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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