Pycanum rubens
[Stink Bug, Shield Bug]
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Classification: | Phylum: Arthropoda | Class: Insecta | Order: Hemiptera | Family: Tessaratomidae | Genus: Pycanum |

Some bugs that did not follow the standard features:

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Nymph
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Moulting in action:

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Colour changed in action:

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This is my favourite shield bug. I have written a webpage and an article on my encounters with this giant shield bug.