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Metallic shield bug

Chrysocoris stolli

Description:

Also known as a Jewel bug



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32 Comments (1–25)

kamiront
kamiront 6 years ago

Epic

ceejayalyssa
ceejayalyssa 6 years ago

very vivid. nice :)

AndreaLim
AndreaLim 6 years ago

Wow spectacular colors!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 6 years ago

Beautiful!!

aldrin
aldrin 7 years ago

thanks MayraSpringmann. : )

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 7 years ago

Great capture!!

aldrin
aldrin 7 years ago

thanks Heather... : )

HeatherMiller
HeatherMiller 7 years ago

Aldrin, it is your post. You get to modify it as you need or want to. NO need for "approval" to make those changes. Often there is help ID'ing the species from community members who are not Rangers. Everyone gets to help and offer ideas and comments on everyone's spotting.

Great spot and congratulations on Spotting of the Day.

aldrin
aldrin 7 years ago

I was really hesitant doing it.. : ) i thought renaming it still needs approval from a ranger..

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

That's great. Why not replace Scutelleridae with Chrysocoris stolli in the Scientific name space then, or do you want a ranger to do that? Cheers

aldrin
aldrin 7 years ago

Hi! Mr frazier, thanks for the greetings and for helping me identifying this spotting.. i have to agree that this is a Chrysocoris stolli. the bright red orange color on the bottom of this bug might just be the reflection of the plant where it was on. and also i took this picture in the morning when the sun was still bright yellow.

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Congratulations on your fine Spotting of the Day, Aldrin! You have correctly identified the family of your spotting as Scutelleridae. However this family includes at least 450 species from around the world, not just this one. I had prieviously suggested "Scutiphora pedicellata" but I think this may indeed be Chrysocoris stolli http://www.flickr.com/photos/anindya-san... . Hopefully the community will join in to help you identify this high profile spotting to species level. :-)

aldrin
aldrin 7 years ago

hey clavin! it's been awhile since i last heard from you here in Noah..
how are you doing?
thanks for appreciating the photo. hope to see more of your photo soon...

ClavinClaro
ClavinClaro 7 years ago

oh..! i like this picture/photo so much, its so nice...its a small bug, it has many colors and you can usually find it on grass (dry grass)... well done Aldrin... keep it up dude

aldrin
aldrin 7 years ago

Thanks guys! :)

SarahWhitt
SarahWhitt 7 years ago

Beautiful bug & backdrop too ;)
Congrats on "spotting of the day"!!

Wild Things
Wild Things 7 years ago

Hey, congrats Aldrin.

Rolo
Rolo 7 years ago

Amazing creature!

Atul
Atul 7 years ago

congrats on sotd

Muckpuk
Muckpuk 7 years ago

What a beautiful picture! Great! Well spotted also!

aldrin
aldrin 7 years ago

thanks PN... : ) didn't really expect this one.. it's an honor.. this will make my mother proud... : )

CONGRATZ. Aldrin Luzares.. u deserve it.. :)
nice one

CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 7 years ago

Congratulations. Beautifully captured photo!

HeatherMiller
HeatherMiller 7 years ago

nice job on the spotting of the day!

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 7 years ago

Congrats Aldrin. Job well done!

aldrin
Spotted by
aldrin

Leyte, Philippines

Lat: 10.92, Long: 124.45

Spotted on Dec 22, 2011
Submitted on Jan 16, 2012

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