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Leptocoris lata

Leptocoris lata (Göllner-Scheiding 1980)

Leptocoris lata
L. lata specimen, Berlin Museum.

Range: Central Africa
Physical description: About 10 to 13 mm in length. Yellowish red with reddish brown head and black membrane. Scutellum forms a long triangle. Hemelytra have brown sides and fine red veins. Ventral side is reddish yellow. Appendages are brown.
May resemble: L. griseiventris (narrower bodied)


Estimated L. lata distribution
Leptocoris lata has been found in Gabon but the exact location of where it was collected is not known.

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