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Centrocnemis malayanaMiller, 1956

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: Centrocnemidinae
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Identifying Features:
Large size (more than 2cm) with strong spines and tubercles all over.
Corium brown in colour and membrane black, light yellow area present between the corium and membrane.
Concave part of ventral surface of anterior femora with abundant denticles and a well-defined smooth median area