A Digital Reference Collection for Singapore's Biodiversity
Vesbius purpureus(Thunberg, 1783)
Adult Male, pinned specimen: A - Dorsal view (ZRC.HEM.248) B - Lateral view (ZRC.HEM.248) C - Ventral view (ZRC.HEM. 251). This image was contributed by Yeo Huiqing as part of her undergraduate final year project in NUS.
Body red, generally oval and subelongate. Femora with the apical part nodulose. Fore tibiae much longer than fore femora and fore trochanter together. Basal two-thirds of membrane black and the apical one-third hyaline