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Ypsilon Stink Bug

Mormidea cf. ypsilon

Notes:

Linnaeus described the Ypsilon Stink Bug in 1758. It is the most widespread species in the genus, found from San Luis Potosí, Mexico south to northern Argentina and Uruguay. It is also found on Nevis, St. Vincent, and other islands of the Lesser Antilles (Rolston, 1978). In Mormidea ypsilon the shoulders may be rounded narrowly, or else are spinose. The scutellum is longer than wide. The membrane is somewhat smoky. The basal antennal segment is pale, variously streaked in a darker color. The remaining antennal segments are dark, with the exception of narrow pale-colored bands on the fourth and fifth segments (Rolston, 1978). (http://www.americaninsects.net/ht/mormid...)

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3 Comments

Sckel
Sckel 7 years ago

thank you, girls

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Nice one!

staccyh
staccyh 7 years ago

cool photo

Sckel
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Sckel

Cariacica, ES, Brazil

Spotted on Sep 16, 2013
Submitted on Sep 16, 2013

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