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Red Cotton Bug and Nymph

Dysdercus cingulatus


Colour: Orange red with white and black spot on abdomen in nymph and black spot on nymphal wing.... adults are also orange red in colour. And Black and orange colour wing. Size: Almost 1.5cm.


Found as a colony in my backyard in summer.


These bug nymphs were moving in cluster, around some seed like structure. I could not identify what it was..

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Roy Arun
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Roy Arun

Asansol, West Bengal, India

Spotted on May 5, 2013
Submitted on Nov 1, 2014

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