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Black and red bug(Seed Bug)

Melacoryphus lateralis

Description:

Black bug with red contour. About 10 mm.

Habitat:

Semi desert.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 10 years ago
Black and red bug(Seed Bug)
Melacoryphus lateralis black and red bug - Melacoryphus lateralis - BugGuide.Net


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10 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 10 years ago

Thanks Ashish and Adarsha for clarifying the ID.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 10 years ago

@Ashish : You are right...checked it now...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Your suggestion is correct... but many seed bugs are seen on seed heads...Missing this Genus on Wiki page and someone shall do it...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lygaeidae

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 10 years ago

@Ashish : Yes indeed...sorry for the mistake...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Lygaeinae is subfamily and of Seed bugs.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 10 years ago

Thank you Adarsha for the ID and the link.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 10 years ago

Its from Lygaeinae family and i hope it is close enough..

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Largidae family member.......
http://bugguide.net/node/view/3626/bgima...

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 10 years ago

Thank you for the ID Ashish

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Look alike Bordered Plant Bug.

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Spotted on Sep 30, 2012
Submitted on Nov 22, 2012

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