Tessaratoma papillosa

Species: Tessaratoma papillosa

English Name: Litchi Stink Bug

Chinese Name: 荔枝椿象

Family: Tessaratomidae

Description:

The Litchi Stink Bug adults are brown in color while the nymphs are whitish on the back (older) or yellow, orange and red patterned with a dark border (younger). When disturbed, this insect can release large quantities of disagreeable odorous. They pest on Litchi and Logan trees.

© 2011 Thomas Brown

© 2011 Thomas Brown

© 2013 Jesse Chang

© 2013 Jesse Chang

© 2006 Charles Lam

© 2006 Charles Lam

© 2006 Charles Lam

© 2006 Charles Lam

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References:

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