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Empicoris sp. "1"(prelim. id. by WS. Hwang & HQ. Yeo)

Adult Male, 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:
Femur with two series of processes, basal spines are often larger than the rest.
Patterns and veins of forewings as follows:.
Forewings with large discal cell strongly narrowed apically, a small subquadrate cell located at interior angle (laterad) of discal cell, transverse dark lines on basal third of forewings distinct, a large dusky blotch on each margin opposite small subquadrate discal cell. Wings with numerous irregular dusky spots.