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Termite-feeding assassin bug

Valentia compressipes

Description:

This creature looks as though it has 3 spikes on it body, one either side and one centrally in it's back

1 Species ID Suggestions

RobThacker
RobThacker 6 years ago
Termite-feeding assassin bug
Valentia compressipes Valentia compressipes (Insecta: Heteroptera, Reduviidae)


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6 Comments

RobThacker
RobThacker 6 years ago

Pleasure

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 6 years ago

Amended .. thanks Rob

RobThacker
RobThacker 6 years ago

Hi Viv

Have seen your pic ID'd as Valentia compressipes by Eric Gordon, Bachelors of Science in Entomology and Microbiology at Cornell University.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Welcome..
Such thorns gave them name Spiny.
http://www.shutterstock.com/pic-21403390...

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 9 years ago

Thanks Ashish!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Lovely Assassin bug spotting..!!

VivBraznell
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VivBraznell

จังหวัดนครศรีธรรมราช, Thailand

Spotted on Mar 12, 2012
Submitted on Mar 19, 2012

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