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lychee giant stink bug

Tessaratoma papillosa

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Spotted at Uluwatu, coastal area, Bali.

Notes:

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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