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Sycanus sp. "2"(prelim. id. by WS. Hwang & HQ. Yeo)

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:
Body generally black and with a tinge of dark reddish hue.
Length from head to apex of abdomen about 1.5cm (compare to Sycanus sp. 1).
Anterior lobe of pronotum smooth.
Basal two-thirds of corium black and the apical one-third dark yellow (compare to Sycanus sp. 1).
Degree of curvature of connexivum segments is highest at the third connexival segement and the rest of the segments forming a gentler slope (compare to Sycanus sp. 1)