Sedge shield bug (1929/2294)

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One of New Zealand's native shield bugs. The sedge shield bug sucks the sap of sedges, flax, rushes and grasses.

Scientific name
Rhopalimorpha obscura
Common names
sedge shield bug
Location
Waikato, New Zealand
Photo ID
1065