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giant shield bug

Agapophyta viridula

Description:

A "giant shield bug" (Tessaratomidae). See also http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/712....

Habitat:

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

Notes:

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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2 Comments

LarsKorb
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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