Tag: Harlequin Bugs

Stinkbugs By Any Other Name Is Still A Stinkbug!

Why Are Some Stinkbugs Called Shield Bugs? Many true bugs have hard, flat covers on their backs that look like shields. These covers are called scutella (skyoo TEHL uh). They help protect, or shield, the bugs. That’s why these bugs are also called shield bugs. A scutellum is shaped like a... more
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