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Red Jewel Beetle

Chrysocoris javanus

Description:

Body length about an inch, sucking sap of the fruit Euphorbiaceae (Jatropha curcas, Linnaeus 1753)

Notes:

Chrysocoris javanus (Jatropha pest) The color of this pest is very loud namely red with black line across its body. Its length can reach 2 cm. This pest is found in Ricinus communis and Jatropha curcas. It attacks the fruits by sucking the fruits fluid.

7 Comments

IanWongkar
IanWongkar 8 years ago

Chrysocoris javanus
The color of this pest is very loud namely red with black line across its body. Its length can reach 2 cm. This pest is found in Ricinus communis and Jatropha curcas. It attacks the fruits by sucking the fruits fluid. Source:
http://www.fact-foundation.com/en/Knowle...

IanWongkar
IanWongkar 8 years ago

Is it Augocoris sp. (Hemiptera: Scutelleridae) ?
http://bugguide.net/node/view/471607

AlikaKay
AlikaKay 8 years ago

The markings on that first picture makes me think of a gorilla face haha. Nice picture.

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 8 years ago

Awesome!

Hema
Hema 8 years ago

amazing!

IanWongkar
IanWongkar 8 years ago

This red gorilla tatoo or African mask is interesting, but hard to find the scientific name.

Seema
Seema 8 years ago

The black marks on the red cuticle together looks like an African mask

IanWongkar
Spotted by
IanWongkar

Banten, Indonesia

Spotted on Feb 17, 2012
Submitted on Feb 18, 2012

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