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Leptocoris isolatus

Leptocoris isolatus isolatus (Distant 1914)

Leptocoris cf isolatus
L. cf isolatus adult. Dried museum specimen from the Smithsonian Institution.

Range: New Guinea, Marshall Islands, Oceania
Hosts: Allophylus cobbe (False Currant) and Allophylus timorensis (False Currant)
Physical description: About 11 to 16 mm in size. Dusky brown, reddish, or reddish ochre in color with black or blackish brown membrane. Ventral side is black and reddish or ochraceous. Coxae are reddish or ochraceous. Appendages reddish, black, or brownish black.
May resemble: L. marquesensis

Leptocoris isolatus lariversi (Usinger 1952)

Range: Marshall Islands
Host: Allophylus timorensis (False Currant)


Estimated L. isolatus distribution

Red markers = locations of collection sites
Blue region(s) of land = inferred range
3/4 inch = 1000 miles
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