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shield bug nymph

Lyramorpha sp.

Description:

Hemiptera: Tessaratomidae: (Lyramorpha)

Habitat:

Large semi-urban yard/garden next to a disturbed remnant patch of forest.

Notes:

There are posted photos of "Lyramorpha rosea" nymphs on various websites that look very much like this specimen. However EOL doesn't treat the genus. The source http://www.heteroptera.fr/tessite/Lyramo... lists range for L. rosea as Australia (but not New Guinea).

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3 Comments

MartinL
MartinL 6 years ago
Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Thanks fede1 and manuelap1 :-)

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

Source with photo from same region: http://www.papua-insects.nl/insect%20ord...

Scott Frazier
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Scott Frazier

Indonesia

Spotted on Aug 8, 2011
Submitted on Aug 8, 2011

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