Sunday, 23 August 2015

Creature 327: Catacanthus incarnatus

Bug with a man's face
Catacanthus incarnatus is commonly called the manfaced bug or the manfaced beetle. Manfaced bug is a better name because it is not a beetle at all, but is a true bug.
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It earned its name from the wierd patterns on the dorsum which resembles a man's face.

Catacanthus incarnatus is found in Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Pentatomidae
Genus: Catacanthus
Species: Catacanthus incarnatus

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