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Citrus Stink Bug

Rhynchocoris longirostris

Description:

These are juveniles , the large one is 1 cm across the widest part of the body and 2 cm from head to the tip of abdomen. The adult is green with spike on both shoulders.

Habitat:

It feeds on cultivated citrus fruit piercing it with a pointed mouthpiece.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Citrus Stink Bug
Rhynchocoris longirostris Rhynchocoris longirostris Stål


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8 Comments

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 10 years ago

Beautiful!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Thanks for that Jolly. I would leave them alone then. They look so good.

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 10 years ago

Argy Bee, the bugs are not on young fruits. The fruit pictured is already mature and is starting to ripen. Anyway, the bugs does little harm to the plant.

Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

very nice!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

They're really pretty bugs - pity it's on young fruits.

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 10 years ago

Here is my spotting for the nymph: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/120...

shekainah d. alaban
shekainah d. alaban 10 years ago

Thanks Kuya jolly I just knew you can name it, you're a Bug man.

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 10 years ago

Shekainah, these stink bugs are endemic to the Philippines. Here is my spotting of the adult: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/127... You can also add it to the Philippine Endemic Species Mission.

Roxas City, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 28, 2012
Submitted on Nov 24, 2012

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