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Alydidae

Alydidae

Description:

I don´t think this is an ant. Not aggressive and very slow even when disturbed.



No species ID suggestions

4 Comments

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano a year ago

Thank you bayucca, you are right ! In the second picture we can see a Proboscis and small wings. Mistery solved.

bayucca
bayucca a year ago

This is most probably an nymph of Alydidae, so actually not an ant but a true bug:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/brutamonte/...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/brutamonte/...

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 2 years ago

Unfortunately I take only these 2 pics. Did you note some kind of holes in the abdomen ?

abtaylor375
abtaylor375 2 years ago

The antennae give it away as a hemipteran or true bug, but it's hard to be any more specific from this picture

São José dos Campos, Brazil

Lat: -23.16, Long: -45.74

Spotted on Jun 12, 2011
Submitted on Jun 12, 2011

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