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Broad Headed Bug (nymph)

Alydus sp., pos.A.eurinus


A black ant- mimic bug with geometrical shaped abdomen, body length is about 1.3 mm.


Moist environment usually crawling grasses and low branches and foliage on high elevation forest .

1 Species ID Suggestions

Broad-headed Bug, Ant-mimic Alydid Bug (Nymph)
Alydidae possibly Alydus sp. Blue Jay Barrens: Ant Mimic Bug

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Thanks for the ID Ate Agnes, you really ave 'keen eye.' Thanks too Argy.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Cute bug !!!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Very cute and interesting ant. I wonder why the abdomen design. Are you sure it is ant?

Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines

Spotted on Dec 28, 2012
Submitted on Jan 15, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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