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Canthesancus guloStahl, 1863

Adult Female, 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: Stenopodainae
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Identifying Features:
Body large, generally light brown.
A central black line present from the head and continuing to the pronotum.
Pronotum with black lateral margins and six black spines, the bases of which are red.
Forewings finely mottled with brown spots except at base of wings.
Three black irregular spots on each forewing - the first smallest and subbasal, the second large and transverse at junction of the corium and membrane, the third in a cell on the membrane