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Lantern bug

Pyrops candelaria

Description:

Met this little guy in front of my house.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Lanternbug
Pyrops candelaria Pyrops candelaria - Wikipedia


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5 Comments

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 5 years ago

Yes large like that and I'm not sure what they feed on exactly, but I don't think it's fruit trees.

GooGateGooMonkey
GooGateGooMonkey 5 years ago

Large tree like Longan tree?

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 5 years ago

Your welcome. I don't think that is the reason since they don't eat fruit. They mostly feed on the sap of a few species of large tree.

GooGateGooMonkey
GooGateGooMonkey 5 years ago

Thank you so much, 'dandoucette' for the ID suggestion. I have a fruit garden around my house, so this might be the reason why I found this species easily.

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 5 years ago

Wow, so lucky to have this come to your house! I love the lantern bugs but haven't seen this species yet.

GooGateGooMonkey
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เชียงใหม่, จังหวัดเชียงใหม่, Thailand

Spotted on Mar 29, 2017
Submitted on Jun 3, 2017

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