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Isyndus heros heros(Fabricius, 1969)

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: Harpactorinae
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Identifying Features:
Large in size (27mm).
Body generally orange.
Posterior edge of fore lobe scalloped.
Pronotal spines pointed out laterally.
Femora with two black annulations - a thick band subbasally and a thinner band subapically.
Corium and membrane brown


Zelus heros Fabricius, 1803
Isyndus heros Stål, 1858
Isyndus ulysses Stål, 1863
Euagoras heros Walker, 1873
Euagoras ulysses Walker, 1873
Isyndus ulysses Distant (nec Stål), 1904
Isyndus lativentris Distant, 1919
Isyndus heros heros Dispons, 1969