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Graphosoma lineatum
Graphosoma lineatum - ventral view
Graphosoma lineatum
Graphosoma lineatum
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HEMIPTERA
Pentatomidae
Graphosoma lineatum (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gzira,
Leg. M. Sammut
14/07/13
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Ventral view - with red coloured legs
The Striped Shield Bug (Graphosoma lineatum) is a species of shield bug generally found on fennel or giant fennel. This species was found in Gzira, photographed and released. There are two subspecies of G. lineatum, the original lineatum with red legs and the subspecies italicum with black legs except for the third tibia.