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Welwitschia Bug aka Cotton Stainer

Probergrothius sexpunctatus

Description:

Very colorful true bug



1 species ID suggestions

Tom15
Tom15 4 years ago
Welwitschia Bug
Odontopus sexpunctatus Red Bugs Archives - Page 2 of 6 - What's That Bug?

3 Comments

stho002
stho002 4 years ago

The generic name Odontopus is preoccupied by a weevil, and the valid name for the above bug is Probergrothius sexpunctatus.

stho002
stho002 4 years ago
Tom15
Tom15 4 years ago

Nice Cotton Stainer Karen! It's the last one on the link from South Africa.

Zambezi Region, Namibia

Lat: -17.77, Long: 25.19

Spotted on Dec 25, 2013
Submitted on May 2, 2014

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