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Spotted Shield bug

Pachycoris torridus (Scutelleridae)

Description:

Adult shield bugs are attractive insects, easily characterised by their flatish oval or five-sided shield shap (the pentatomids). They are often called stink bugs because when threatened, some species produce a pungent liquid from special glands near their hind legs

Habitat:

They are found most of the time resting on river plants


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63 Comments (1–25)

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 6 years ago

Thank you Jason

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 6 years ago

Amazing!

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 6 years ago

Thank you again todd

ToddTahtinen
ToddTahtinen 6 years ago

Beautiful bugs

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 6 years ago

thank you so much Ryan

Ryan21
Ryan21 6 years ago

Great spotting and great shot especially the first 1

tmvdh
tmvdh 6 years ago

Ismael, mis spottings forman parte de tu misión hace tiempo - por lo menos los de Costa Rica.
Te invito a hechar un vistazo a mi sitio web http://www.vanderheyden-vonseth.de.
Saludos y pura vida...

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 6 years ago

Si es cierto, tienes razon, muchas gracias voy a echarle una ojeada a tu sitio :)

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 6 years ago

Thank you Daniel, Harsha and Sumukha ;)

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 6 years ago

Claro voy a añadirlo a tu mision parece q tenemos misiones similares me gustaria q incluyeras tus spotings en la mia :) http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8092...

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 6 years ago

Beautiful..!

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 6 years ago

Aw! Awesome!

Daniel-CR
Daniel-CR 6 years ago

qué buena foto, Ismael !!

tmvdh
tmvdh 6 years ago

Hola Ismael,

sería estupendo si puedes añadirlo a mi misión "Insects of Costa Rica" http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1002...

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 7 years ago

Thank you Mayra

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 7 years ago

Wow! amazing!!

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 7 years ago

Thank you long-island :)

long-island3
long-island3 7 years ago

COOL

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 7 years ago

Thanks ANNE

What great looking bugs! Que lindos!

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 7 years ago

I agree Linda

LindaGuastamachio
LindaGuastamachio 7 years ago

They are beautiful.

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 7 years ago

Thanks Trapsuutjie

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 7 years ago

Gracias Carolina a mi tambien me fascinaron cuando los vi

Trapsuutjie
Trapsuutjie 7 years ago

Awesome spottings!

Ismael Chaves
Spotted by
Ismael Chaves

Heredia, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.47, Long: -84.02

Spotted on Oct 14, 2011
Submitted on Oct 14, 2011

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