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Assassin Bug - Nymph

Vesbius purpureus


This is an Assassin Bug that i found on the wall of my house. This assassin bug is red in color. The size of this assassin bug is about 8 mm in length.


- Spotted on the wall of my house.


- This assassin bug is from the Reduviidae family (Subfamily Harpactorinae). Thanks to Bayucca for the ID.
* Kingdom: Animalia
* Phylum: Arthropoda
* Class: Insecta
* Order: Hemiptera
* Suborder: Heteroptera
* Infraorder: Cimicomorpha
* Superfamily: Reduvioidea
* Family: Reduviidae
* Subfamily: Harpactorinae
* Tribe: Harpactorini
* Genus: Vesbius
* Species: V. purpureus

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca 9 years ago
Assassin Bug Nymph
Vesbius purpureus 紅小獵椿 Vesbius purpureus

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Lanzz 9 years ago

Thanks Bayucca for the ID...

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Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

Spotted on Dec 12, 2014
Submitted on Dec 17, 2014

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