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M. albomaculatus vs. P. apterus Melanocoryphus albomaculatus and Pyrrhocoris apterus side by side :o) Heteroptera,Lygaeidae,Melanocoryphus,Melanocoryphus albomaculatus,Pyrrhocoridae,Pyrrhocoris,Pyrrhocoris apterus,nl: Praalridderwants,nl: Vuurwants Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. With two known species it would be a shame to leave it unidentified. Posted 5 years ago
    1. Well, yes, but which one? Same problem here ;o)
      Machilis germanica vs Trigoniophthalmus alternatus Two species of Microcoryphia (formerly known as Archaeognatha) present at the same site. The slightly larger Machilis germanica to the left, the smaller Trigoniophthalmus alternatus to the right. Find the individual species through these images:<br />
Machilis germanica:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/46745/machilis_germanica_striped_form.html<br />
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Trigoniophthalmus alternatus:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/46752/trigoniophthalmus_alternatus_duo.html Geotagged,Jumping Bristletail,Machilidae,Machilis,Machilis germanica,Microcoryphia,Netherlands,Trigoniophthalmus,Trigoniophthalmus alternatus

      Posted 5 years ago
      1. There are fewer Melanocoryphus albomaculatus. Posted 5 years ago
        1. Fine by me :o) Posted 5 years ago

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Melanocoryphus albomaculatus is a small red and black bug in the family Lygaeidae

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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