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Ectrychotes cf. fruhstorferiMiller, 1941

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: Ectrichodiinae
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Identifying Features:
Pronotum and legs iridescent dark blue.
Scutellum with a small spinous projection between two main spines.
Abdomen with obvious carinulae in between ventral segments.
Forewings dusky black with basal area of corium yellow in colour.
Anterior lobe of pronotum with deep median foveole (pit) and shallow oblique depressions on each side