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

Adult Male, pinned specimen: A - Dorsal view B - Lateral 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:
Body generally red with black markings and moderately flattened.
Pronotum with anterior lobe sculptured, posterior lobe with three longitudinal grooves, of which the median is the deepest. The remaining two lateral grooves are black.
Forewings light yellow, hyaline