Harlequin bug (Lygaeus equestris)

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Harlequin bug fact file

Harlequin bug description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderHemiptera
FamilyLygaeidae
GenusLygaeus (1)

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Harlequin bug status

This species has yet to be classified by the IUCN.

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Authentication

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: arkive@wildscreen.org.uk
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References

  1. ITIS (June, 2009)
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Harlequin bug on flower  
Harlequin bug on flower

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