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Unknown Shield Bug & nymphs

Pentatomidae,

Description:

Adult shield bug, body length 15-17mm, with a brood of nymphs. It would angle its shield towards me, to protect them.

Habitat:

Cattana Wetlands QLD

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3 Comments

Andrea Lim
Andrea Lim 7 years ago

Thank you Mark and Leuba!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

That close-up is amazing !

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

That's a crazy looking one Andrea. Great find. I hope we get a name.

Andrea Lim
Spotted by
Andrea Lim

Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Jul 17, 2013
Submitted on Jul 21, 2013

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