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lychee giant stink bug

Tessaratoma papillosa


About 40mm in lenght with elongate body is one of the largest shield bugs, light brown at back and white abdomen, small and triangular head with red eyes, antennae with 4 segments, triangular scutellum. Like all hemipterans possess a piercing-sucking mouthpart for feeding.


Spotted at Uluwatu, coastal area, Bali.


Kingdom: Animalia Clade: Euarthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Hemiptera Suborder: Heteroptera Infraorder: Pentatomomorpha Superfamily: Pentatomoidea Family: Tessaratomidae Genus: Tessaratoma papillosa

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Bali, Indonesia

Lat: -8.83, Long: 115.08

Spotted on Oct 21, 2017
Submitted on Dec 3, 2017

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