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Scentless Plantbug

Jadera sp. (possibly J. coturnix)

Description:

Small bug, speckled with brown and red. About 7 mm long. Family Rhopalidae. These look similar to some of the Lygaeidae, but have many more veins in the wings. Jadera spp. are also called Soapberry Bugs.

Habitat:

Came to the lights of a store, Axtla de Terrazas near Xilitla, San Luis Potosí, Mexico.


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3 Comments

Sckel
Sckel 3 years ago

I am fine. Thanks. I hope you are fine. Have a Happy New Year, best wishes

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 3 years ago

Thank you Sckel, great call. I missed all those veins in the wings. How are you? Happy New Year and great bug hunting!

Sckel
Sckel 3 years ago

Hi Lauren, This is Rhopalidae - Jadera sp :)

San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Lat: 22.51, Long: -100.47

Spotted on Apr 16, 2015
Submitted on Jan 11, 2016

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