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Black Giant Shield Bug from Central Java

L: ca. 4 cm

 

Eusthenes robustus (Lepeletier & Serville, 1828) ???

maybe it is this one: www.heteroptera.fr/tessite/Eusthenes/E.robustus.html

 

Family: Tessaratomidae , Stål, 1864

[det. "joe with a camera", 2011, based on this photo]

 

Superfamily: Pentatomoidea

Infraorder: Pentatomomorpha

Suborder: Heteroptera

Order: Hemiptera

Class: Insecta

 

more info: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tessaratomidae

 

Indonesia, Central Java, ca. 500m asl. vic. Gunug Lawu, 2011-03-31

 

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Taken on March 31, 2011