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Geocoris pubescens - Lateral Dorsal view here:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/89974/geocoris_pubescens.html" title="Geocoris pubescens"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/89974_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1625702410&Signature=IP65NcWL%2FY5bnWcFespodRoEbio%3D" width="200" height="114" alt="Geocoris pubescens Another pool guest needing rescue :o)<br />
Lateral view here:<br />
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    comments (4)

  1. Now, that is a great little bug. How long is it? Posted one year ago
    1. This one was around 4mm, maybe 4.1-4.2mm? First time ever I've found one of these "big eyed" dudes - very neat an weird at the same time :o) Posted one year ago
  2. WOW! Beautiful! Posted 2 months ago
    1. Thanks Lisa, a bit of a strange perspective but it nicely shows the hairiness :o) Posted 2 months ago

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Geocoris pubescens is a Big Eyed Bug (Lygaeidae: Geocorinae, or Geocoridae depending on taxonomic view) with a somewhat erratic distribution over eastern parts of Europe, the Canary Islands and the Afrotropical region.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Feb 17, 2020. Captured in Camino el Pedregal, 38769 El Pedregal, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.