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Rhopalus subrufus - Nymph (4th. std.) darkish A nice 4th stadium nymph from last year's series ... Coreoidea,Jane's garden,Nymph,Rhopalidae,Rhopalus,Rhopalus subrufus,nl: Geblokte glasvleugelwants Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Rhopalus subrufus - Nymph (4th. std.) darkish

A nice 4th stadium nymph from last year's series ...

    comments (7)

  1. Fantastic! Posted 3 months ago
    1. Yes, I'm quite happy with how this one "pops out" of the background, due to that being out of focus :o) Posted 3 months ago
      1. Well put. With macro it's often hard if not impossible to give much habitat context, but this one achieves it! Posted 3 months ago
  2. In awe Arp Posted 3 months ago
    1. Of the intricate bug of course :o) Posted 3 months ago
  3. Really awesome shot! Posted 3 months ago
    1. Thanks Christine :o) Posted 3 months ago

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''Rhopalus subrufus'' is a species of ''scentless plant bugs'' belonging to the family Rhopalidae, subfamily Rhopalinae.

Length is about 7 millimetres. It can be distinguished for its membranous forewings and the connexivum with dark and light stripes. It mainly feeds on ''Hypericum'' species, but also on many other plants. It is found in most of Europe.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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Uploaded Jul 8, 2021.