Bug spotted hiding under leaf of a tea bush on a tea estate up in the foothills of mountain in Kenya.
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What a beautiful creature. The identification I've given above is a first stab, I put into my search engine shield bug brightly coloured africa, and came up with a wikipedia page on Scutelleridae, and it looked a similar shape and colour...
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Yorkshire and Humber
It is indeed an absolute beauty ,almost like a cartoon image ,great find.
Great joint effort from us I think creaturesnapper :o)
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