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I've found a very strange-looking creature on the street of a local park (Russia, Urals). It was 2-3 cm long, almost rectangular, with green and copper colors, running somewhere with low speed. I've never seen anything like it before. Here's a picture (sorry for the quality):

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Does anybody know what this is?

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    $\begingroup$ I tried zooming in on this picture and wasn't able to; that having been said, from what I can see you have a mating pair of whatever these are (I do know the order, and think I know the family, but I am having a tough time locating a web-based resource that will help in a deeper identification). $\endgroup$ – Arthur J Frost Jul 1 '17 at 14:53
  • $\begingroup$ @ArthurJFrost This is an interesting option. I think they would move more chaotically if they were mating (and this thing crossed a road on my eyes), but I'm no expert. $\endgroup$ – interphx Jul 1 '17 at 15:00
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    $\begingroup$ @ArthurJFrost you are correct, I see legs at both ends. $\endgroup$ – Alan Boyd Jul 1 '17 at 15:08
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    $\begingroup$ Some sort of Pentatomidae, but that's as close as I can get with this photo. $\endgroup$ – user137 Jul 1 '17 at 17:36