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Giant Shield Bug Nymph

Posted by
itchydogimages (Pu'er, China) on 24 October 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

(Eusthenes femoralis, Tessaratomidae)
Tessaratomids resemble large stink bugs (Pentatomidae) and are sometimes quite colorful. Their nymphal forms too are often very colorful also and usually bear little resemblance to the adult.
Pu'er, Yunnan, China

SONY DSC-R1 1/200 second F/16.0 ISO 160 60 mm

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Ellebasi from HOFSTADE, Belgium

wonderful macro, nice colors for this insect

24 Oct 2012 8:27am

Francisco from Miami, United States

Beautiful macro!

24 Oct 2012 11:22am

SONY DSC-R1
1/200 second
F/16.0
ISO 160
60 mm

insect
macro
china
hemiptera
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tessaratomidae
stink
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