Leptocoris coxalis (Kirby 1891)
Range: Sri Lanka
Physical description: Large in size with noticeably tapered membrane. Dorsal side mostly red except for black scutellum, clavus, and membrane. Pronotum is relatively broad posteriorly. Ventrum is black except for costal margins and coxae. Appendages are black.
May resemble: L. vicinus (black clavus results in a distinct 'v' shape that is much less blurred than coxalis; smaller bodied)
3/4 inch = 1000 miles
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- Göllner-Scheiding, U. (1983): General-Katalog der Familie Rhopalidae (Heteroptera). Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin 59, 37-189.
- Kirby, W.F. (1891): Catalogue of the described Hemiptera Heteroptera of Ceylon, based on the collection formed (chiefly at Pundaloya) by Mr. Ernest Green. J. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool., 24, 72-176.