Green stink bug description
Also known as the name green soldier bug, this tiny creature has the zoological name Chinavia hilarious. It belongs to the family called Pentatomide. The green stink bug is found in the shades of green and yellow. The most common tints and hues found in this species include that of the bright green. This body color is accentuated by the addition of the small edges of red, yellow and orange. The body looks like a soldier’s shield. It is little stretched oval like structure that makes it look unique and different from many other species. The overall length of the body measures between 13 and 18 mm. The body also has three unique shaped antennal segments that make it easy to differentiate between the green bug and the other species falling under Nezara viridula. Unlike the pronotal margin in Acrosternum pennysylvancium, the green bug has a comparatively straight one. Beneath the thorax, just halfway to the metapleuron edge there are stink glands in the adults and the nymphs. A certain secretion with terrible smell is released from these glands. This liquid is of high industrial worth after it is dried. This dried form is used to overcome the smell of the acids.
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