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Leptocoris stehliki

Leptocoris stehliki (Göllner-Scheiding 1980)

Leptocoris stehliki
Leptocoris stehliki adult. Dried specimen from London Museum.

Range: Central Africa
Physical description: About 10 to 14 mm in length. Dorsum is mostly red (but may be brown); head, membrane, scutellum, sides of pronotum, and sides of corium are dark. Elevated center line on pronotum is very fine and does not pass through the entire length of pronotum. Scutellum has a small reddish tip. Ventral side is red (except for the head) but the posterior abdominal segments are black. Appendages are brownish black.
May resemble: L. seidenstueckeri and L. teyrovskyi (dorsal side is much more brownish in color)


Currently we cannot infer a range for this species because we do not know what host plant it uses and have only two recorded collection points.

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