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Pentatomid Shield Bug

Cazira sp., Pentatomidae


A weird looking bug with abdomen looks like a brain coral with forelegs looks like a leaf-footed bug.



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28 Comments (1–25)

Kanak 4 years ago

Its Cazira verrucosa, shield bug, Pentatomid

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Amazing-looking bug and beautifully captured. Congratulations !

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 7 years ago

Beautiful spotting ! Welcome to Noah :)

LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Congratulations Husni, love this weird guy.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Coongrats.. well deserved.

armadeus.4 7 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTW Husni!!! Just fantastic :)

RobThacker 7 years ago

Truly wonderful, congrats

KarenL 7 years ago

Welcome to the Community Husni and congrats, our Ranger team has chosen your crazy looking shield bug as its Spotting of the Week! Stink bugs earn their common name from their tendency to emit a foul smelling glandular substance when disturbed. 


Congratulations on the nomination for SOTW Husni Che Ngah. I am hoping you will be the winner, I just think it is so unique and gorgeous and I have never seen anything like it...

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 7 years ago

Great find!!Beautiful!!

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Great first spotting on Noah - welcome to the Project!

Evina Karasavva
Evina Karasavva 7 years ago

Wow! I 've never seen something like this before! Thank you!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Amazing looking bug. Thanks for showing us this one.

LaurenZarate 7 years ago


A beautiful creature, it does looks like orange brains!! Thank you for sharing, Husni Che Ngah.

Husni Che Ngah
Husni Che Ngah 7 years ago

I just try to have fun with it... it is a Pentatomid Shield Bug or Cazira sp., Pentatomidae. Hahaha... cheers!

LennyWorthington 7 years ago

Nice photos but I'm confused.How did you come up with the common name.
husni's brain bug

Husni Che Ngah
Husni Che Ngah 7 years ago

Thanks guys... I love all your comments

Cassie456 7 years ago

That's awesome!

LuisStevens 7 years ago

Amazing find!

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 7 years ago

Crazy stuff!

What a spectacular first spotting, Welcome to Project Noah Husni !

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 7 years ago


Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 7 years ago

Very strange indeed! Excellent photos, Husni!

Husni Che Ngah
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Husni Che Ngah

Bayan Lepas, PNG, Malaysia

Spotted on Aug 13, 2014
Submitted on Aug 13, 2014

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