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Reduviidae (Assassin bug)

Observed: 13th August 2009 By: DioctriaDioctria’s reputation in InvertebratesDioctria’s reputation in InvertebratesDioctria’s reputation in InvertebratesDioctria’s reputation in InvertebratesDioctria’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Found on a Birch trunk.
This seems right but I have no comparative images for the colouring of the connexivum and know nothing of Empicoris erratica so would appreciate confirmation/correction.

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

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Empicoris culiciformis

Check images 3 and 5, spine clearly visible. Note only one pronotum spine carried, not spines. Please check note image here