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Leptocoris chevreuxi

Leptocoris chevreuxi (Noualhier 1898)

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

Range: Trans-African from Eritrea to Senegal; also Cape Verde Islands. May also occur farther south.
Physical description: Medium in size. Red or yellow colored with elongate, reddish-brown scutellum. Head is short and very bulged. Pronotum is coarsely dotted. Ventral side is red or yellow. Appendages are black. May resemble: L. griseiventris (has a longer and flatter head), L. augur (is only found in Asia), L. mutilatus (darker in color)


Estimated L. chevreuxi distribution

Red markers = exact locations insects have been found
Blue region(s) of land = inferred range
3/4 inch = 200 miles
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