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Lygaeid Bug Nymph

Description:

about .5 cm in length, spotted crawling under a nearby Astragalus sp. plant

Habitat:

coastal desert wadi

Notes:

ID via email by Dr. Francis Gilbert

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3 Comments

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 11 years ago

Thanks, injica!

injica
injica 11 years ago

Looks like a cotton stainer (Pyrrhocoridae) ...

injica
injica 11 years ago

Definitely a nymph not an adult bug!

Bernadette S
Spotted by
Bernadette S

Egypt

Spotted on Mar 30, 2013
Submitted on Apr 1, 2013

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