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Emesopsis gaiusMcAtee & Malloch, 1926

Adult Female, pinned specimen: A - Lateral view B - Forewing.
This image was contributed by Yeo Huiqing as part of her undergraduate final year project in NUS.

H Yeo
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Identified By: WS Hwang & H Yeo

Basic Information

Arthropoda: Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cimicomorpha: Reduviidae: Emesinae
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Identifying Features:
Transverse dark lines on basal third of forewings distinct.
Large discal cell narrowed apically.
A large dusky blotch on each margin opposite small subquadrate discal cell.
Wings with numerous irregular dusky spots


Emesposis (Emesopsis) gaius McAtee & Malloch, 1926
Emesopsis gaius Wygodzinsky, 1966