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Velinus nigrigenu(Stahl, 1866)

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: Harpactorinae
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Identifying Features:
First joint of antennae very much longer than fore femur (compare to Cosmolestes picticeps).
Scutellum not sptulately dilated at apex (compare to Cosmolestes picticeps).
Connexival segments lobate, with alternating yellow and black segments.
Apical one-fifth of corium and membrane black


Evagoras nigrigenu Amyot & Serville, 1843
Reduvius nigrigenu Stål, 1859
Reduvius lobatus Stål, 1863
Reduvius malayus Stål, 1863
Velinus lobatus Stål, 1866
Velinus malayus Stål, 1866
Velinus satellitius Stål, 1866
Harpactor lobatus Walker, 1873
Harpactor malayus Walker, 1873
Velinus nigrigenu Stål, 1874