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Berry Bug

Scientific Name
Dolycoris baccarum
Scientific Author
(Linnaeus)
Taxonomy
(Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Pentatominae)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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Specimen Locality Label: Velence, Hungary, 7-12.vi.2004. Coll: A. Szitó
Source
Rebecca Graham Department of Agriculture Western Australia
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Diagnostic Notes

Body 10-13 mm in length, oval shaped. Body is dark reddish brown and yellow with dark grey punctures. Segments of abdomen are banded reddish yellow and black and these are visible beyond outer margin of wings. Triangular head, longer than wide. Pronotum 2.5 times wider than long, with rounded angles. Shield is long, one fifth of apical end is cream or yellow colour, base black.   Antennal segments are banded yellowish red and black. Ventral abdomen has scattered black points.  Legs are yellowish red, distal ends of tibia and tarsi black.

(Jermy Bálazs 1988)


 

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Author
Graham, R.
Created
01/06/2005 04:41 AEST
Last Updated
13/02/2012 12:09 AEST
Citation
Graham, R. (2005) Berry Bug (Dolycoris baccarum ) Updated on 2/13/2012 12:09:16 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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