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Assassin Bug - Reduviidae

Description:

At least 1 cm long

Habitat:

Tropical forest

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8 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

No, reason for sorry! -idae in the name is the family and -inae is the subfamily:
Nymphalidae and Nymphalinae or Heliconinae.
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Jonathan Guyot
Jonathan Guyot 8 years ago

Done ! Thank you and sorry I thought it was the genus and not the family

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

OK, please, remember: Reduviidae should be alone, the word "sp." is only used if you have a genus, like Ricolla sp..

Jonathan Guyot
Jonathan Guyot 8 years ago

No actually I didn't remember that, it seems to have a smooth body.

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Did you remember any spikes on the head and behind the neck??

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

nice ,,

Jonathan Guyot
Jonathan Guyot 8 years ago

Thank you bayucca for the ID. Sorry I don't have other shot, I was working, no really the time to take a lot of picture...

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Reduviidae, Assassin Bug. Do you have any other shot??

Jonathan Guyot
Spotted by
Jonathan Guyot

San Martín, Peru

Spotted on Oct 13, 2012
Submitted on Oct 23, 2012

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