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broad-headed bug


Family "Alydidae, commonly known as broad-headed bugs, is a family of true bugs very similar to the closely related Coreidae (leaf-footed bugs and relatives). There are about 40 genera with 250 species altogether. Distributed in the temperate and warmer regions of the Earth, most are tropical and subtropical animals."


Roadside vegetation, verge of north coast road backed by disturbed secondary forest, gardens and village habitation.


Approximately 160 km west of Jayapura near the Tawarin River. The coordinate position is not precise.

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Scott Frazier
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Scott Frazier

Papua, Indonesia

Spotted on Sep 24, 2011
Submitted on Oct 11, 2011

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