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Ectomocoris atrox(Stahl, 1855)

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: Peiratinae
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Identifying Features:
Body generally black, legs mostly black or blackish-brown.
Head and rostrum black.
A yellow spot at base of membrane and discal vein.
Connexivum segments alternating with black and yellow


Pirates atrox Stål, 1855
Peirates fuscicornis Dohrn, 1860
Pirates diffinis Walker, 1873
Pirates fuscicornis Walker, 1873
Eumerus (Eumerus) atrox Stål, 1874
Eumerus (Eumerus) atrox var. b Stål, 1874
Pirates ypsilon Kirby, 1891
Pirates stigmativentris Kirby, 1891
Ectomocoris atrox f. parva Breddin 1901