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Leptocoris teyrovskyi

Leptocoris teyrovskyi (Göllner-Scheiding 1980)

Leptocoris teyrovskyi
L. teyrovskyi adult in Africa.

Range: Uganda, Central Africa
Host: Cardiospermum grandiflorum (Showy Balloonvine or Showy Heartseed)
Physical description: About 8 to 12 mm in length. Often brachypterous. Dorsal side is brown or reddish brown and head is dark brown to black. Pronotum is short and posteriorly broad with a center line that runs through it. Scutellum is dark and broad with a light tip. Hemelytra have dark brown lateral borders. Ventral side is similarly colored to dorsal side except for dark head. Appendages are dark brown.
May resemble: L. stehliki (dorsal side is red or reddish orange instead of brown)


Estimated L. teyrovskyi distribution

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