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Leptocoris pectoralis

Leptocoris pectoralis pectoralis (Schouteden 1948)

Leptocoris pectoralis
L. pectoralis specimen, Berlin Museum.

Range: Eastern part of Central Africa, Sudan, Senegal
Physical description: About 10 to 14 mm in length. Brown with black membrane. Head is light ochre or red next to and behind the eyes. Prontoum is light brownish gray. Margins of scutellum are lighter in color. Hemelytra are brownish gray. Coxae are partially red. Appendages are brown to brownish red.
May resemble: L. intermedia (lighter in color; shorter pronotum; ocelli further apart from one another)

Leptocoris pectoralis camerunensis (Göllner-Scheiding 1980)

Range: Endemic to Cameroon
Physical description: About 11 to 15 mm in length. Mostly red or reddish brown dorsum with black head and membrane. Ventral side is black and red. Extremities are black. Rostrum reaches rear coxae.


Estimated L. pectoralis distribution
Leptocoris pectoralis has been found in Cameroon and Sudan but the exact locations of where it was collected are not known.

Red markers = locations of collection sites
Blue region(s) of land = inferred range
3/4 inch = 1000 miles
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