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Brazilian Stink Bug
Pentatomidae
Podisus
Type: Insect

Effect: Pest
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Pentatomidae
Pentatomoidea
Shield Bugs
Pentatomomorpha
Heteroptera
True Bugs - Different wings
Hemiptera
True Bugs
Exopterygota
External Wings
Neoptera
New Wings
Pterygota
Winged
Dicondylia
Pre-Winged Insects
Insecta
Insects
Hexapoda
Six Legs
Arthropoda
Jointed Feet
Ecdysozoa
Molting
Protostomia
Mouth First
Bilateria
Two-Way Symmetry
Eumetazoa
True Higher Animals
Animalia
Animals
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


Pentatomidae Family
Podisus Genus


Location / Where this Creature is found:

SP, Brazil

General information about Brazilian Stink Bug :

AKA Shield Bug.
The name stink bug derives from their tendency to eject a foul-smelling glandular substance when disturbed; in some species the liquid contains cyanide compounds with a rancid almond scent. This is a form of antipredator adaptation.



Brazilian Stink Bug




Brazilian Stink Bug




Brazilian Stink Bug


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