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Carpocoris fuscispinus on thistle

Observed: 22nd May 2012 By: Mark BurgessMark Burgess’s reputation in InvertebratesMark Burgess’s reputation in InvertebratesMark Burgess’s reputation in Invertebrates
Carpocoris fuscispinus Meganisi  22-05-2012 13-34-01 22-05-2012 13-34-01
Description:
Identifications
  • Carpocoris fuscispinus
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
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    Likely ID
    Carpocoris mediterraneus
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

creaturesnapper's picture

Shield Bug

I think you are probably right with the ID ,although they are very variable.There are two other very similar Carpocoris species,that might be worth a look at ,C.purpureipennis and C.mediterraneus.

Mark Burgess's picture

Thanks for the info. best

Thanks for the info.

best wishes

Mark