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Mirid Bug

Deraeocoris ruber


Bug in Miridae family. The nymph of the species is black coloured with pinkish back. Adults top (including scutellum) is either orange or black coloured, while the cuneus is always red. They have shiny forewings with an unbanded tibiae and the 1st antennal segment. The species feed on nettles and small insects.


Spotted in a deciduous forest: Oak and chestnut trees mainly


Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/250 sec.; f/8; ISO Speed Rating: 800. Exposure Bias: 0 EV. Focal Length: 300.0 mm.

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1 Comment

arlanda 7 years ago

ID changed to Deraeocoris ruber!!

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O Saviñao, Galicia, Spain

Spotted on Aug 10, 2013
Submitted on Oct 30, 2013

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