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Jadera decipiens

Jadera decipiens (Göllner-Scheiding 1979)

J. decipiens
J. decipiens specimen, Berlin Museum.

Range: Argentina, Brazil, Curacao, and Caribbean
Physical description: About 7 to 9 mm in length. Light brown or brownish orange dorsal side with delicate dark spotting and dark brown membrane. Head is reddish orange (may be almost black in darker specimens) and darkly spotted. Pronotum is light brown with red center line and sides. Scutellum is yellow with an orange tip. Ventral side is light brown with red spots. Appendages are brown.
May resemble: J. choprai (more orange in color)


Estimated J. decipiens distribution
J. decipiens has been found in Curacao and Argentina 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 = 2000 miles
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