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Ming bug (Tetroda minggir)

Ming bug (Tetroda minggir) is an animal species in Pentatomidae, insects which are often called stink bugs, rough surface, predominantly black with dark brown and white, the upper surface contains triangular features, arboreal life in the leaves and branches of trees, bushes and agricultural land.

T. minggir had a flattened body like a shield, the front had a sharp spear on each side and the back tapered off with a flat tip. The edges have a reddish brown patch with white or black stripes.

Dlium Ming bug (Tetroda minggir)


The wings are placed in a fold to cover most of the surface at rest. The very center has a triangular shape and is black. The sides have an ellipse shape and are black. The third part follows the margins, is light colored with dark veins.

The upper head is shaped like a pair of spears, flat, black and a triangle in the middle. A pair of small black eyes. A pair of long antennae protrudes from the bottom of the head, is segmented and is black. The legs are segmented and are black.

Ming bugs live arboreal and spend a lot of time on the leaves and branches of trees, bushes on farmlands and abandoned lands. Yellowish green eggs laid on the leaf surface.



Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Heteroptera
Infraorder: Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily: Pentatomoidea
Family: Pentatomidae
Subfamily: Phyllocephalinae
Genus: Tetroda
Species: Tetroda minggir

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