Today’s Photos – Brown Shield Bug

These photos are of an adult brown Shield bug with green legs; I’ve never observed this type before. Its wings have tints of the colour aqua, and the border of its abdomen is orange with brown stripes. Adult brown shield bugThe Shield bug belongs to the family Stink bugs (Pentatomidae). Adult brown shield bugI read that Shield bugs have a sucking mouthpart – known as a rostrum, with which they suck juices from plants, seeds, insects, and also animals.  See more photos below:

Adult brown shield bug
front view
Adult brown shield bug
back view
Adult brown shield bug
view from the right side
Adult brown shield bug
view from the left side
Adult brown shield bug
its underbelly
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