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giant shield bug

Agapophyta viridula


A "giant shield bug" (Tessaratomidae). See also


This spotting in coastal zone village yard (surrounded by ocean beach, sago swamp and forest).


The common name of the family "giant shield bugs" doesn't seem appropriate to this species...It is not particularly large.

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LarsKorb 9 years ago

great size, great spotting.

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Great, the size goes with the name.

Scott Frazier
Spotted by
Scott Frazier

Papua, Indonesia

Spotted on Sep 23, 2011
Submitted on Oct 4, 2011

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