A species of shield bug in the family Pentatomidae. It is a common and widespread species found in forests and woodlands worldwide. It is shiny dark brown with red-orange markings on its body and bright orange legs. It is shaped like an escutcheon-type shield, flat, and about 14 millimetres (0.55 in) long. Its distinguishing characteristic is a pair of plates extending forward from the shoulders at the front of its dorsal thorax.
|Camera:||Canon EOS 7D |
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|Date Taken:||16 Sep 2012 - 4:15 PM|
|Lens Max Aperture:||f/4.0|