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Carpocoris mediterraneus (Mediterranean Stink Bug / Akdeniz Kokarböceği)

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Carpocoris mediterraneus (Mediterranean Stink Bug / Akdeniz Kokarböceği)


Carpocoris mediterraneus (Mediterranean Stink Bug / Akdeniz Kokarböceği) from Burdur - 27.06.2009.


It is is a species of shield bug in the Pentatomidae family. It is widespread throughout the Mediterranean region. It is a polyphagous insect.  It is a small insect, measuring about 12mm (1/2 in) in length, with beautiful bright yellow and orange colors. The  pronotum features four black stripes, the inner two fusing into one and extending all the way to the insect's head, while the  scutellum sports five dark spots. Its pronotal angles are slightly raised and extend as black points well beyond the wing margins.


Reference: WiKiPeDia.

Author Bayram GÖÇMEN
Created on Saturday 27 June 2009
Posted on Sunday 17 July 2011
Tags Burdur, TURKEY / TÜRKİYE
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