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Shield Bug Nymphs

pentatomidea

Description:

Nymphs of the very large family of stink or shield bugs. At this stage I am unsure of the exact species. The young hatched from conspicious white eggs laid on a Sweet Pea plant (lathyrus odoratus).

Habitat:

Gardens and grassland


No species ID suggestions

4 Comments

Michael Strydom
Michael Strydom 2 months ago

Hi AshleyT, many many thanks for the nomination. :)

AshleyT
AshleyT 2 months 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!

Michael Strydom
Michael Strydom 2 months ago

Many thanks Lauren! :)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 2 months ago

Great picture!

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Lat: -33.94, Long: 18.41

Spotted on Dec 10, 2018
Submitted on Dec 10, 2018

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