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Shield bug

Description:

A beautiful/colorful shield bug!

Habitat:

Urban garden

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6 Comments

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Nice spotting :)

LindaAlisto
LindaAlisto 5 years ago

Thank you bayucca for the id !

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago

Scutelleridae, looks like being a Cantao sp., maybe Cantao ocellatus?? Very variable guy!
So, actually not a stink bug, but a shield bug. Stink bugs are Pentatomidae. Both are, however, from the same superfamily Pentatomoidea.
http://www.ccs-hk.org/DM/butterfly/Bugs/...
https://www.flickr.com/photos/bettaman/3...
http://www.nbaii.res.in/insectpests/Cant...

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 5 years ago

Beautiful!!!

LindaAlisto
LindaAlisto 5 years ago

thank you RobThacker!

RobThacker
RobThacker 5 years ago

Great spotting Linda.

LindaAlisto
Spotted by
LindaAlisto

Baguio, Benguet, Philippines

Spotted on Aug 31, 2014
Submitted on Sep 1, 2014

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