Martin D. Parr's picture

Deraeocoris ruber possibly?

Observed: 8th August 2013 By: Martin D. ParrMartin D. Parr’s reputation in InvertebratesMartin D. Parr’s reputation in Invertebrates
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2 specimens, I think they are the same species?

Species interactions

No interactions present.


Martin D. Parr's picture

Thank you!

Thank you again Chris - I do have a lot to learn!!

Kind regards,


Joe Botting's picture

Both ruber indeed...

...although the colouring of the top one had me fooled into thinking it was D. flavilinea for a second. The antennae are more clavate (A2) in ruber, though, and these also don't have the pale hind margin to the pronotum that is very characteristic of flavilinea.

Martin D. Parr's picture

Thank you Joe!

Thank you Joe, thats excellent info,
Kind regards, Martin