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Pod-Sucking Bug

Riptortus sp.

Description:

2cm long bug



2 species ID suggestions

Pod-Sucking Bug, Soybean Pod Bug, Pod Bug - Nymph
Riptortus sp. Pod-Sucking Bug - Riptortus serripes | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

13 Comments

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 4 years ago

Great work Agnes.. many thanks!

I got the genus :)

Riptortus serripes is Australian, but R. linearis and R. pedestris have been reported in Sri Lanka.

http://www.forestryimages.org/browse/det...,
http://books.google.com.ph/books?id=5xvj....

The 5th instar looks like your bug - http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_....

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 4 years ago

Thanks a lot Agnes!

I could not find the matching genus, but this is a nymph from family Alydidae.

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 5 years ago

thank you sarala..!

Beautiful capture Nuwan

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 5 years ago

thanks Maria !

Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago

nice one!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 5 years ago

:-)

Uday
Uday 5 years ago

thats why i '?' it

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 5 years ago

not sure!! legs are not much leafy...

Uday
Uday 5 years ago

leaf footed insect ?

Alawwa, Sri Lanka

Lat: 7.30, Long: 80.09

Spotted on Sep 25, 2012
Submitted on Sep 25, 2012

Spotted for mission

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