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Tessaratomid Giant Shield Bug Nymphs (Tessaratomidae, Hemiptera)
by Sinobug (itchydogimages) on Flickr.
Pu’er, Yunnan, China
Tessaratomidae is a family of true bugs, similar in appearance to the more common shield/stink bugs of the family Pentatomidae. Larger species are known informally as giant shield bugs or giant stink bugs and are sometimes quite colorful. Their nymphal forms are often very colorful also and usually bear little resemblance to the adult.
Shown is a selection of local Yunnan Tessaratomid nymphs of varying species and instar stages.
See more Chinese true bugs and hoppers on [sinobug’s] Flickr site HERE…..