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Friday, August 24, 2012

Stink Bug (Caura rufiventris)

Family Pentatomidae
 They are well armed with stinkglands which open on the top of the abdomen in nymphs. They are medium-sized, easy to distinguish and recorded eating on indigenous potatoes (Solanum) plants.
Information from: Field Guide to Insects of South Africa