離斑棉紅蝽 red cotton bug [快影 snap]

紅蝽是椿象的一種,昆蟲分類上屬半翅目的異翅亞目。牠們是植食性的。大多擁有鮮明的顏色和幾何組合:紅色的翅膀和黑色的斑。

離斑棉紅蝽的「頭、前胸、前翅革片為相當均勻的淡紅色;前胸領白色,胝區通常深色;前翅革片中有一個圓形斑點,但沒有接觸到前翅的內緣或外緣;前翅膜片黑色,其後緣白色。取食錦葵科以及少數的木棉科植物。」《自然與人文數位博物館

this bold coloured fellow is common in the tropical south east asia. its families and relatives belong to the order hemiptera which are also known as the ‘true bugs’, among them are bugs also referred as strainers because of the obvious reason. yet in appearance a lot of them are fascinating as this one. the characteristics of red cotton bug is orange red in the head, torso and upper part of the wings, a white collar and a round dot on each of the wing. It is a vegetarian and feed on malvaceae and bombacaceae.

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