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Jadera parapectoralis

Jadera parapectoralis (Göllner-Scheiding 1979)

Jadera parapectoralis
J. parapectoralis specimen, Berlin Museum.

Range: Argentina, Brazil
Physical description: About 9 to 12 mm in length. Black dorsal side with reddish brown head; sides of pronotum are red. Scutellum is dark with a reddish center line and tip. Ventral side is brownish black overall but the posterior ends of the abdominal segments are red. Appendages are black.
May resemble: J. pectoralis (narrower pronotum than parapectoralis)


Estimated J. parapectoralis distribution
J. parapectoralis has been found in Brazil 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 = 1000 miles
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