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Eurydema oleracea - Copula w. two colour vars Sorry, couldn&#039;t resist adding this one too, especially since I&#039;m pretty sure the female is the same as in the combo below :o)<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/77669/eurydema_oleracea_-_copula.html" title="Eurydema oleracea - Copula"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/77669_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1571270410&Signature=htgOOy6i%2BF4Y6N3lsK0JJaTVg2Y%3D" width="200" height="114" alt="Eurydema oleracea - Copula Note the variation in colour pattern, especially on the scutellum...<br />
More dorsal shot of same scene here:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/77670/eurydema_oleracea_-_copula_dorsal.html Eurydema,Eurydema oleracea,Hemiptera,Heteroptera,Pentatomidae,Strachiini,copulation" /></a></figure> Eurydema,Eurydema oleracea,Hemiptera,Heteroptera,Pentatomidae,Strachiini,copulation Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Eurydema oleracea - Copula w. two colour vars

Sorry, couldn't resist adding this one too, especially since I'm pretty sure the female is the same as in the combo below :o)

Eurydema oleracea - Copula Note the variation in colour pattern, especially on the scutellum...<br />
More dorsal shot of same scene here:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/77670/eurydema_oleracea_-_copula_dorsal.html Eurydema,Eurydema oleracea,Hemiptera,Heteroptera,Pentatomidae,Strachiini,copulation

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''Eurydema oleracea'' is a species of shield bug in the Pentatomidae family and is commonly known as the rape bug, the crucifer shield bug, the cabbage bug or the brassica bug.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Apr 21, 2019.