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Southern green stink bug

Nezara viridula


5th instar of a Nezara viridula nymph. It's an invasive stink bug, originating from Africa but now a worldwide pest. The adults will be all green, but with some characteristic differences from the local green shield bug (Palomena prasina).


Look here: for a little younger nymph of the same species. And also look here for the plant on it they were:

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Arcueil, Île-de-France, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Sep 23, 2013
Submitted on Sep 23, 2013

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