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Mattiphus Shield Bug or Tessaratomid

Mattiphus reflexus

Description:

Resembles a large stink bug and is very colorful (about 3 cm.). It is from the family of true bugs, Tessaratomidae which are exclusively plant-eaters.

Habitat:

Rural garden.

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2 Comments

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta a year ago

What colors!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate a year ago

Wow!

Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Spotted on May 8, 2019
Submitted on Jul 4, 2019

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