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Red Eyes Leaf Footed Bug Nymph

Description:

It has cerry red body color with white stripes, black leg and back. With it's pierching-sucking mouthparts , it's sucking plants And those red eyes are scary

Habitat:

bush, fruit , trees

Notes:

they living with huge numbers hanging on one plant and become a pest

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4 Comments

RendyMoonkies
RendyMoonkies 6 years ago

Bayucca, yes , they are very tricky, and might be i was mistake.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/172...
This is the adult form. It was spotted on the same area,, and I've saw them hanging together.. the red nymph and brown adult..
But , it might be different sp, i don't know

RendyMoonkies
RendyMoonkies 6 years ago

Alicelongmartin, indeed,
the damaged plant has shown in the picture, coused by this amazing bugs

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago

Probably not a Leaf-footed Bug. These nymphs are always tricky to ID. I am not really sure about the family, maybe Lygaeidae or Rhopalidae?? I do not think it is Pyrrhocoridae.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 6 years ago

Looks like they can cause a lot of damage!

RendyMoonkies
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RendyMoonkies

Surakarta, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia

Spotted on Jun 28, 2015
Submitted on Jun 30, 2015

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