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Acanthaspis signiferaStahl, 1863

Adult Male, pinned specimen: A - Dorsal view B - Lateral view C - Ventral view.
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: Reduviinae
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Identifying Features:
Femora of all legs with a yellow annulation subapically.
Tibiae of all legs reddish in colour.
Pronotum with distinctive pattern.
Lateral spines on pronotum sharp and somewhat curved.
Forewings infumate black, suffused with yellow veins


Acanthaspis signifera Stål, 1863
Acanthaspis (Tetroxia) signaticollis Stål, 1874