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Arenocoris waltlii Lifted out of the swimming pool, which proved to be an endless source of species that we didn't encounter otherwise. Arenocoris,Arenocoris waltlii,Coreidae,Coreoidea,Geotagged,La Palma (Canary Islands),Pseudophloeinae,Pseudophloeini,Spain Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Arenocoris waltlii

Lifted out of the swimming pool, which proved to be an endless source of species that we didn't encounter otherwise.

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  1. I would have loved to see the puzzled look on staff faces as you rescued them and spent time with them :) Posted one month ago
    1. Ahw, that would have mostly been the cleaning ladies in the apartment *lol* ... around the pool it was mostly the other guests of the compound that frowned a little at first, but in the end appreciated us 'cleaning' the pool for them ;o) Posted one month ago
  2. This one has so many fantastic little details. I particularly like the tips of the antennae. They look kind of like arrowheads. Posted one month ago
    1. Yes, it has some special features :o) Such as the shape of the scutellum :
      https://observation.org/fotonew/7/24906087.jpg
      The hairs/spines on the antenna are actually diagnostic vs. other species of Arenocoris:
      https://observation.org/fotonew/5/24906095.jpg
      Posted one month ago
      1. So cool. Posted one month ago

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Arenocoris waltlii is a true bug (Heteroptera) in the family Coreidae known from many countries in southern and western Europe.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Feb 15, 2020. Captured in Camino el Pedregal, 38769 El Pedregal, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.