Cantao ocellatus

Species: Cantao ocellatus

English Name: Mallotus Shield Bug

Chinese Name: 角盾蝽

Family: Scutelleridae

Description:

Shield bug, reddish or ochre in color with variable number of black or yellow spots and a dark with metallic sheen stripe along the central line of the head. The legs and antennae are also blueish-green with metallic sheen. It can be found on the top of trees, such as Malottus paniculatus.

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References:

- Easton, E. R. (1993). The insects of Macau. Macau: University of Macau Publications Centre.