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Escarabajo

Curculionidae

Habitat:

Zona templada -

Notes:

Sendero Ecológico - Amaguaña -

2 Species ID Suggestions

Lisabeth
Lisabeth 10 years ago
Curculionidae
Curculionidae
MartinL
MartinL 9 years ago
Spined Soldier Bug
Podisus maculiventris Spiny Soldier Bug Eggs | What's That Bug?


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19 Comments

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Wooww... This is incredible!!

MartinL
MartinL 9 years ago

This bug nymph is possibly a spined soldier bug. They are used in biological control to eat potato beetles including their eggs. I doubt a nymph would be brooding anyones eggs. (Except that the eggs are possibly the same species (Podius) ).

http://www.mda.state.md.us/plants-pests/...
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/782...
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/876...

MarceloCamacho
MarceloCamacho 9 years ago

Fantastic!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

Spectacular! This would be a perfect spotting to add the the "Brooding behaviour..." mission http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8176...

windmustache
windmustache 10 years ago

Wow.. very interesting!!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 10 years ago

How colourful - the eggs look so interesting.

Darvesh
Darvesh 10 years ago

what is this guy doing ?? hahah ;-)

DaniKisso
DaniKisso 10 years ago

This is wonderful, fantastic photos. I've seen eggs like that before and I've always wanted to know what they were.

KeithRoragen
KeithRoragen 10 years ago

It appears to be a stinkbug nymph feeding on stinkbug eggs.

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 10 years ago

this is not a beetle, is an inmature bug (Pentatomidae) and seems is feeding on other hemipteran eggs.

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 10 years ago

First I suspect it was "eating" the eggs, but now I think Lori is correct.
Nice shot.

"Excellent!"

AshleyAkers
AshleyAkers 10 years ago

Very Interesting!

The MnMs
The MnMs 10 years ago

Interesante como cuida de su camada

lori.tas
lori.tas 10 years ago

Actually, that the proboscis (mouth) end. Given the tropical climate, she is most likely tending her eggs to keep mold or bacteria from growing on them, etc.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 10 years ago

Obviously laying eggs! Beautiful.

RowenaMempin
RowenaMempin 10 years ago

wow.. it's like some form of a lady bug

Isabela
Isabela 10 years ago

Estas fotos son preciosas y muy interesantes. Bienvenido a Noah!

Ushhhh esta buenisima... brutal... me encanta!!!

DiegoCarrasco
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DiegoCarrasco

Amaguaña, Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador

Spotted on Mar 7, 2011
Submitted on Apr 17, 2011

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