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Valentia apetala(Vuillefroy,1864)

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: Salyavatinae
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Identifying Features:
First rostrum segment subequal or shorter than the second.
prosternum anteriorly with two tubercles.
lateral angles of pronotum and apex of scutellum with long and slender spines (spinous).
connexivum with posterior angles of the segments spinous.
femora beneath with a distinct spine subapically.
fore tibiae anteriorly amplified and compressed, apex broad


Lisarda rhypara Stål, 1859
Acanthaspis rhypara Walker, 1873
Reduvius argillaceus Walker, 1873
Reduvius argillaceus Lethierry & Severin, 1896
Lisarda truculenta Miller, 1940