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large brown bean bug, pod-sucking bug

Riptortus serripes


Riptortus serripes is a kind of "broad-headed bug" of the Family Alydidae, "a family of true bugs very similar to the closely related Coreidae (leaf-footed bugs and relatives)."


Spotted on guava (?) in large semi-urban yard & garden adjacent to a disturbed patch of remnant forest in the equatorial tropics of northern New Guinea.

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Lat: -2.56, Long: 140.50

Spotted on Mar 15, 2013
Submitted on Apr 29, 2013

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