Shield bug photo by Rundstedt B Rovilos    Pentatomoidea is a superfamily of insects in the Heteroptera suborder of the Hemiptera order, which are commonly referred to as shield bugs or stink bugs. Shield bugs have glands in their thorax between the first and second pair of legs which produce a foul smelling liquid. This liquid is used defensively to deter potential predators and is sometimes released when the bugs are handled carelessly. The distinctive smell comes from aldehydes such as…

Shield bug photo by Rundstedt B Rovilos Pentatomoidea is a superfamily of insects commonly referred to as shield bugs or stink bugs.

A "giant shield bug" (Tessaratomidae) and her brood of nymphs.   Photo by S Frazier near Jayapura Indonisia.

A Giant Shield Bug (family Tessaratomidae) with its babies (nymphs) on a guava tree leaf. he insects of this family exhibit a lot of maternal care with the eggs and nymphs. Photo: S Frazier Via Go ahead, BUG me / Lena Bessa

Camellia Shield Bug or Tea Seed Bug Nymphs (Poecilocoris latus) <3

Little beetle bugs reminiscent of Ladybugs! Look at these designs on a Camellia Shield Bug or Tea Seed Bug Nymphs (Poecilocoris latus)

Picassso Shield Bug by Bernard Durin #Insects

What do You Think if Bugs That Look Like Roaches?

Picassso Shield Bug by Bernard Durin I could see bugs in all the art styles!

˚Rainbow Shield Bug (Scutelleridae, Hemiptera) on Jatropha leaf - Mozambique

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Shield Bug Nymphs. I was wondering what these little suckers were! I kept having to flick them off my squash plants..

Shield Bug Nymphs by Itchydogimages on Flikr. This guy has so many amazing insect photos!

Patiently Waiting For the Slow Ones, photo by John Horstman (Two eggs in this clutch of shield bugs remain unhatched)

sinobug: “ Patiently waiting for the slow ones…. Newly hatched Shield Bug nymphs (Pentatomoidea) gather around their recently vacated eggs as if waiting for their two remaining.

Ixora Shield Bug - Catacanthus punctus by Bill Higham, via Flickr

Big or small, He made them all. Ixora Shield Bug - Catacanthus punctus by Bill Higham,

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