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Giant Shield Bug

Mucanum maculigerum

Description:

ID updated from Pygoplatys sp. to Mucanum maculigerum Stål, 1858 (Tessaratomidae, Tessaratominae). Spotted along the river bank.

Habitat:

Molawin River at the Makiling Botanic Gardens, a forest park of the Mt. Makiling Center for Mountain Ecosystems (adjacent or within the UPLB-College of Forestry and Natural Resources), University of the Philippines at Los Baños, Laguna.

Notes:

Ref: http://www2.nrm.se/en/het_nrm/m/mucanum_...

1 Species ID Suggestions

Magnien
Magnien 5 years ago
Giant shield bug
Mucanum maculigerum Stål, 1858 Untitled Document


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Thank you Magnien! I have updated the ID based on your suggestion. Regards!

Laguna, Philippines

Spotted on May 3, 2014
Submitted on Jun 1, 2014

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