Stiliger smaragdinus

Baba, 1949

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Stiliger smaragdinus from Milne Bay, PNG
Identification verified by Richard Willan

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: This species of sap-sucker looks just like a piece of its green algal food, Caulerpa sp. – a marvellous example of camouflage. This picture doesn’t show the head, so you cannot see the black band like a ‘mask’ that runs over the eyes and is characteristic of this species.

Location:Milne Bay, PNG
Photographer:Graham Abbott
Camera:Unknown Unknown › View EXIF properties
Taken on:June 13, 2007
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Posted:10 years ago
Updated:9 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Species:Stiliger smaragdinus