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Lenaeus pyrrhusStahl, 1859

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: Reduviinae
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Identifying Features:
Body red with black forewings.
Dorsal-ventrally flattened.
Head anteriorly conically produced.
Scutellum spine long and forms a Y shape with two raised portions of the scutellum.
Ventral abdominal segments with a flattened surface with ridged margins


Lenaeus pyrrhus Stål, 1859
Opinus rugicollis Walker, 1873
Opinus pyrrhus Kirby, 1891