Jewel Bug from South Korea: Poecilocoris splendidulus

Subject: Large orange and green beetle in Korea
Location: South Korea
June 29, 2014 5:26 am
We saw this large beetle in late June in the mountains of South Korea. It flew onto my wife and hung out for a while before flying away. I’ve never seen anything like it.
Signature: LDC

Jewel Bug: Poecilocoris splendidulus
Jewel Bug: Poecilocoris splendidulus

Dear LDC,
This is actually a Jewel Bug in the family Scutelleridae, not a beetle.  A few months ago, we correctly identified this species as
Poecilocoris splendidulus.

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