Friday, August 3, 2012

Antesia Coffee Bug (Antestiopsis sp)


Photos in this post were taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This bug is from the family of Pentatomidae under genus of Antestiopsis.







This bug is dominated with orange,black and white color at the upper side of the body, while at the lower side is dominated with black and white.The length of this bug is about 7mm.

Scientific classification
Kingdom : Animalia (Animals)
Phylum : Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class : Insecta (Insects)
Order : Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder : Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Superfamily : Pentatomoidea
Family : Pentatomidae (Stink Bugs)
Genus : Antestiopsis

References:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antestiopsis
http://www.nbaii.res.in/Pestsofcrops/Antestiopsis%20cruciata.html

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