Lychee Shield Bug from India

Subject: Need to identifyH
Location: Hyderbad, Andhra pradesh, India.
February 25, 2014 1:51 am
Hello bugman,
I just discovered this blog, I would like to know this bugs name. I found it near a lake covered with hyacinth in Hyderbad, Andhra pradesh, India.
I have my gallery on
Please let me know. Thanks a bunch. I’m your fan already
Signature: Saloni

Lychee Shield Bug
Lychee Shield Bug

Hi Saloni,
There are several very similar looking Jewel Bugs in the family Scutellaridae from India, but we believe your individual is a Lychee Shield Bug,
Chrysocoris stolli, which is well documented on the internet, including on Dave’s Garden

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