Catacanthus taiti Distant

Henderson Island Stink Bug (Catacanthus taiti)

The Henderson Island Stink Bug occurs exclusively on Henderson Island in the Pitcairn archipelago.

The species was described in the year 1913.

It is quite similar to the more widely distributed Vivid Green Stink Bug (Catacanthus viridicatus Distant), but is more bronzy green colored. [1]



[1] F. R. Fosberg; M.-H. Sachet; D. R. Stoddart: Henderson Island (southeastern Polynesia): summary of current knowledge. Atoll research Bulletin 272: 1-47. 1983

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