A Female Spined Soldier Bug (IMAGE) Cell Press Caption This is a female spined soldier bug (<i>Podisus maculiventris</i>) laying light-colored eggs on a white surface. Credit Andrea Brauner Usage Restrictions Credit Required. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.