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Jadera sanguinolenta

Jadera sanguinolenta (Fabricius 1775)

Jadera sanguinolenta
J. sanguinolenta specimen, Smithsonian Institute.

Range: Florida, Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St. Croix, Culebra, St. John, St. Thomas, Colombia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Argentina
Hosts: Allophylus edulis (False Currant or Chal Chal), Cardiospermum corindum (Faux Persil), and Koelreuteria elegans (Chinese Rain Tree)
Physical description: About 9 to 12 mm in length. Reddish brown dorsal side with red sides of pronotum, head, and scutellum. Ventral side is red. Appendages are brown.
May resemble: J. coturnix coturnix (has a narrower head) and J. silbergliedi


Estimated J. sanguinolenta distribution
J. sanguinolenta has been found in Florida, Cuba, Jamaica, Colombia, Brazil, Paraguay 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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