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Cotton Stainer Bug

Dysdercus (Paradysdercus) poecilus

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Cotton Stainer Bug
Dysdercus (Paradysdercus) poecilus Dysdercus poecilus | Psyllids & True Bugs


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4 Comments

VernandoSimbolon
VernandoSimbolon 7 years ago

yes, and as you said before, I have noticed a difference in the pattern of the wings, especially on those corium spot

@Vernando, I also thought they were all D. cingulatus before, since the 2 spp are so alike in appearance from the images I've seen! But when I spotted the 2 spp in our backyard (D. cingulatus is bigger than D. poecilus), I had doubts that they are the same. Here are my spottings:
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/170...
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/157...

VernandoSimbolon
VernandoSimbolon 7 years ago

wow sorry, agnes is right. it is D. poecilus :)

Here's a key on wing patterns of some of the Dysdercus spp., including D. cingulatus (Figs. 30–31) and D. poecilus (Figs. 32–34). - http://psybugs.biota.biodiv.tw/book/expo...

ZebulonHoover
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ZebulonHoover

Rizal, Philippines

Spotted on Mar 10, 2013
Submitted on Mar 10, 2013

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