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Green Jewel Bug Place: Gnanabharathi Campus, Bengaluru  Chrysocoris stollii,Geotagged,India,Summer,closeup,details,gnanabharathi,insect,macro Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. Superb shot, Ganesh! Posted 12 days ago
    1. Thank you Fredy Posted 12 days ago
  2. It could be a Chrysocoris sp. but I am not sure if it is Chrysocoris stollii or not. Do you have a top view to see the pattern of the spots?

    I hope Pudding4brains will take a look. See comments under this photo.
    Chrysocoris andamanensis, Battaramulla Sri Lanka  Chrysocoris,Chrysocoris stollii,Hemiptera,Heteroptera,Insects,Jewel Bug,Scutelleridae,Shield backed bug,Sri Lanka,animal,animals,insect

    Here is a key to some of the species found in India.
    http://www.thebioscan.in/Journal%20Supplement/81Sup01%20S.%20PARVEEN.pdf
    Posted 12 days ago, modified 12 days ago
    1. Unfortunately I don't have the top view. However, there were other photographers with me while I took this shot, let me check if I could get any :)
      Posted 12 days ago

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Chrysocoris stollii is a Jewel Bug (Scutelleridae) in the genus Chrysocoris. It is the most well known species of the genus due to its status as pest on many crops such as Pigeonpea, Pongamia, Jatropha, Arecanut and Coffee Senna to name but a few.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by ಗಣೇಶ _ganesh_
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By ಗಣೇಶ _ganesh_

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Uploaded Sep 13, 2017. Captured Sep 9, 2017 08:33 in 5, 15th Cross Road, MTS Layout, Gnanabharathi, Stage II, Kengeri Satellite Town, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560060, India.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/14.0
  • 1/30s
  • ISO100
  • 105mm