Subject: African Beetle?
Location: Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
May 5, 2015 3:45 pm
WE went to Africa a few years ago and saw this bug. Ever since, we have been trying to find out what it was with no success. Do you know what the name of this insect is?
Signature: Seeking bug name

Picasso Bug

Picasso Bug

This beautiful Shield Bug is called a Picasso Bug, Sphaerocoris annulusAccording to iNaturalist:  “The colors and the design of these bugs represent a warning to predators. They also emit a noxious odour when disturbed.”

Location: Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

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