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Jewel Shield bug

Chrysocoris patricius


Length : ~2.5cm Season : winter season Time : 4.30pm 30Aug2021 Frequency : very rare Life stage : adult


Spotted inside the car parking very close to open abandoned area with lot of plants


Must be shield bug from Scutelleridae family. Looks like Chrysocoris purpureus? Experts confirmation is needed. Thanks in advance!

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Jewel Shield bug
Chrysocoris patricius Chrysocoris patricius · iNaturalist

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Võ Anh Tuấn
Võ Anh Tuấn a month ago

No prolem. :-)

m.prasad.369 a month ago

Thanks for the suggestions
Võ Anh Tuấn & Ornithoptera80. I see the comments are deleted by Võ Anh Tuấn, but reference has few interesting points ( only Scutellum matches to c. andamanensis but pronotum not matches to any of them. BTW, this paper is not validated properly by authors before being published. Pronotum pic - 3e missing; 3g & 3h are swapped. But this paper has got pretty good information. Thanks for sharing.

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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Spotted on Aug 30, 2021
Submitted on Aug 31, 2021

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