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Slender Rice Bug

Leptocorisa acuta


This is an adult Slender Rice Bug that i found in my backyard. It have a slender body, and light brown in color. It can use a horrible odor as a protection from the predator. The size of this bug is approximately 10 - 20 mm long.


- Around the garden, bushes, and paddy field.


- Leptocorisa acuta come from a family Alydidae. They are a serious pest of rice production.

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Spotted on Dec 10, 2013
Submitted on Dec 11, 2013

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